Create your own layout by selecting and moving single or multiple diagram elements.
- Select a single element and drag it to a new position.
- Select multiple elements and change their location.
- Manually reroute links.
Note: If you drag an element outside the borders of the Diagram View, the diagram automatically scrolls to follow the dragging.
Tip: Manual layouts are saved when you close a diagram or project and restored when you next open it. Manual layouts are not preserved when you run one of the auto-layout commands (Do Full Layout or Optimize Sizes).
To move an element:
- Select the element or elements to be moved.
- Drag-and-drop the selection to the target location.
Tip: Right-click and use Cut and Paste. Use the keyboard shortcuts for Cut (CTRL+X
), Copy (CTRL+C
), and Paste (CTRL+V