I'm creating a lot of services with a service template feeded by a csv file.
For some channels here we have two probes and the element name is stored also as a property. So it's easier to access the name in Visio drawings.
Creating the property:
Property from a service where only one probe is available:
My problem is now when I use a shape with Element [property:CHANNEL_ELEMENT_SOURCEPROBE2] it will be shown. Is there a way to prevent it? I guess [element:5:name] is creating something like a wildcard.
Do I understand correctly that you have a service (created via service template) with custom property 'CHANNEL_ELEMENT_SOURCEPROBE2' having the value '[element:5:name]'? And then in your Visio you have a shape with shape data 'Element' equal to '[property:CHANNEL_ELEMENT_SOURCEPROBE2]' and that links effectively to an element?
So this is how your 'service' properties window looks like
And this is how your Visio shape data looks like: