How to show a specific tab when embbeding the visio diagram on a web page.

Rizwan Hasan 21 Reputation points

Hi, as an architect I am creating lots of diagrams on multiple tabs in a visio file. I also embed these visio files on the web pages for business accessibility. When I embed a file into the web page with <embed /> tag it shows the tab which was open when the file was saved last time. is there a way to show a certain tab when embedding the file?
currently I am saving the same file multiple time with required tab opened with different names which is causing a lot of admin work. If I could show certain tab then it will become very easy to embed the same file multiple time with different(required) tab showing.


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Visio Management
Visio: A family of Microsoft products used to create diagrams and vector graphics.Management: The act or process of organizing, handling, directing or controlling something.
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  1. Emi Zhang-MSFT 23,031 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi @Rizwan Hasan ,

    "When I embed a file into the web page with <embed /> tag it shows the tab which was open when the file was saved last time." This is by design behavior in Visio.
    Based on your description, you embed the same Visio file in Web for different web tabs, when you try to close and save one of the tabs, other tabs will revert to the original state. Is my understanding correct?
    About your requirement, I suggest you check if this option works for you, when you save as the file you can get the options, uncheck all tabs:


    If this option is not working, I also suggest you check the ActiveX in browser. This issue may relate to the ActiveX.

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