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Is there a workaround for lines above objects?

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Hi,

I would like to create something like on the picture attached. I've got an issue with the lines; if I add a color to the object they are not visible any more.
I know, that lines are not visible above an object. But still, is there a workarund, or something for this specific topic to create such constellations? If yes, how?

Thanks in advance!

asked Nov 7 in Help by anonymous

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yEd supports the notion of "nesting" nodes. I.e. in yEd your white, dark blue, and light green nodes should be group nodes. Moreover, the dark blue node should be a child node of the white node, the light green and light blue nodes should be child nodes of the dark blue node, and the red nodes should be child nodes of the light green node. With such a setup, the edges connecting child nodes will be properly rendered above the parent node.

Please see chapter Creating a Graph in the yEd Manual for information on group nodes and how to assign nodes as child nodes.

answered Nov 8 by thomas.behr [yWorks] (126,540 points)
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