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Edge label placement

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In Edges properties, "Preferred Placement" allow to choose where you want the label. I want label At Target on Right and Horizontal.

How to activate the setting ?

Looks like the Placement Model always have priority.
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I've noticed that the Neighborhood Window shows the edge label according to the Preferred Placement settings, but with left and right settings reversed.

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"Preferred Placement" is hint for layout algorithms for placing edge labels with "Placement" strategies that support arbitrary positions. E.g. algorithms "Layout" -> "Label Placement" and "Layout" -> "Hierachical" with setting "Edge Labeling" from tab "Labeling" set to a value other than "None" try to respect that hint for "Placement" strategies "Free: Anywhere" and "SmartFree: Anywhere".

In short, "Preferred Placement" affects the way layout algorithms place labels.
by [yWorks] (136k points)
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