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how to create standard properties

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How it is possible to generate standard properties, like:

the text of the connecting arrow is always flexible on the line, is filled in white, with a thickness of ..., in a color..., and so on?

And additional is it possible to generate a configuration file to use this properties at other sites?

Thanks in advance!
asked Jul 24, 2018 in Help by KAG (140 points)

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  1. Create an edge with a label and the desired visualization.
  2. Create a user-defined palette section using yEd's palette manager (see "Edit" -> "Manage Palette").
  3. Add the edge from step 1 to the user-defined palette section from step 2. (Right-click the edge to open its context menu and choose "Add to Palette".)
  4. Go to the user-defined palette section and double-click the new edge template. This will set the template as the default for new edges.

You can use a similar approach for nodes as well.

This approach does not actually set the default properties for text in general, but only for the first label of nodes/edges created with the new templates. Unfortunately, yEd does not offer another way to set default properties for text in general (the above approach is the best you can do right now).

answered Jul 24, 2018 by thomas.behr [yWorks] (120,480 points)
Guten Tag Herr Behr,
vielen Dank fuer ihre Rueckinfo. Ich werde umgehend einen Testlauf durchfuehren lassen.
Gruß
Oliver Thiemann
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