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3D effect of a shape does not work if the shape size is small or zoomed out in Visio 2013


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You can set a minimum pixel size for shapes that have a 3D effect applied. To do this, install June 9, 2015, update for Visio 2013 (KB3039729) , and then follow these steps.

Important
Follow the steps in this section carefully. Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Before you modify it, back up the registry for restoration in case problems occur.
  1. Exit all Microsoft Office applications.
  2. Start Registry Editor:
    • In Windows 8 or Windows 8.1, move your mouse to the upper-right corner, click Search, type regedit in the search text box, and then click regedit.exe in the search results.
    • In Windows 7, click Start, type regedit in the Search programs and files text box, and then click regedit.exe in the search results.
  3. Locate and then select the following registry entry:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\15.0\Visio\Application\MinPixelSizeFor3DEffects
  4. In the Details pane, right-click MinPixelSizeFor3DEffects, and then click Modify.
  5. In the Value data box, type a value, and then click OK.

    Note You can set a value between 1 and 24 for the minimum pixel size for shapes that have a 3D effect applied.
  6. Exit Registry Editor.

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Article ID : 3054893
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Created on : 1/7/2017
Published on : 6/9/2015
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