Change the Name and View the ID of a Shape

Office 2013 and later

Last modified: January 09, 2012

Applies to: Office 2013 | Visio 2013

  1. Select a shape in a drawing window.

  2. On the Developer tab, in the Shape Design group, click Shape Name.

  3. In the Shape Name dialog box, enter a name.

    The ID of the shape is listed at the top of the Shape Name dialog box.

  4. Click OK.