I customize pools and swimlanes (font, font size, font colour) to match the overall style of the document the diagram will be used in.
My current approach is:
I edit a pool and the swimlanes in it and add it to a customized palette. The options I change are:
- Label - Colour
- Label - Font Family
- Label - Font Size
- Swimlane Node or Table Node - Header Font: Arial
- Swimlane Node or Table Node - Header Font Size: 12
Please mind that Font Style and Underlined options are not available for swimlanes.
It only works for swimlanes that are configured in the pool (2 rows, 3 columns for example).
Any time I add a new swimlane to the pool I have to manually change the font family, font size, and font colour by double-clicking on the swimlane label in the diagram, which opens a new menu containing the full set of swimlane parameters, and filling in the desired options.
Could you please explain to me how to pre-define these swimlane properties, so I don't have to manually edit them when adding a new swimlane?
If it is not currently possible, please consider
- making the full swimlane settings menu available as a part of the pool parameters configuration or
- adding a separate swimlane node and adding to it the full swimlane settings menu.