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How can i modify a line to be above imported image?

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I need callouts for technical drawings. Idea is: Drag&Drop picture into yed, then use Label (e.g "1") and line(to part or technical component to illustate whre the component is.However, lines vanish under the object, despite settings it to the back several times :-(.

Any solution? yEd seems ideal for this, but it shoudl be like this.

asked Aug 13 in Help by anonymous
edited Aug 13

Can you upload a mock-up that illustrates what you are trying to achieve? (Please see How to upload files to yEd Q&A? for information on uploading files here.)  Currently, it is not clear to me where that line you mentioned should be.

Yes, done that. I think its clearer now :-).

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Thank you for the additional information.

What you are calling a line is an "edge" in yEd terminology. Edges are clipped on the outlines of the nodes they connect. yEd's clipping algorithm ignores transparent pixel/area if the node's "Clip on Outline" property is enabled. If "Clip on Outline" is enabled but the edge is still clipped "too much", then your graphic probably has a white background instead of a transparent one. In this case, you will have to edit your graphic in an appropriate editor application to change its background to transparent.

This GraphML file illustrates edge clipping behavior and "Clip on Outline" effects.

There is currently no way for an edge to "cross into" its source or target node.

answered Aug 13 by thomas.behr [yWorks] (127,200 points)
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