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Visio Rack Shape Looks Weird

Symptoms

 

You drag a rack to an Elevation page in Visio and it looks like this:

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Resolution

 

This is caused by the Rack Units field for that Product being null or incorrect.

  1. Double-click the rack shape to open the Edit Product form. Click the Specifications tab and fill in the Rack Units field:

 

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  1. [Save and Close] the Product and the rack shape in Visio will look as expected:

 

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Remarks

 

If you don't know the rack units off hand, you might be able to find that info in one of the Description fields for the Product:

 

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You can also use the URL field to open the website if this field is populated:

 

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Contact Support

 

If you cannot resolve this issue, please open a Support Ticket.

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08:28, 19 Jun 2014

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