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How to make custom properties for nodes that span all documents

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Hello,

I am trying to make a custom property for nodes that its value is mapped to the shape's fill color.

My problem is that while my Property Mapper configurations remain after I create a new document, the custom property does not...

Can you provide any insight as to what I am doing wrong?

Thank you.
asked Feb 26 in Help by v2580s (160 points)

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Custom properties are stored per diagram/document in yEd. By default, new documents do not have custom properties.

The only workaround I can think of is creating custom properties in an empty document, saving the empty document, and instead of using yEd's "File" -> "New" action (or CTRL+N) always loading the previously created empty document.

answered Feb 26 by thomas.behr [yWorks] (120,480 points)
selected Feb 27 by v2580s
Thank you for your answer. Perhaps I should make a feature request then because it seems natural to store both property mappings and custom properties at an application level.
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