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Can I change default properties of edges to say pale grey, dotted line, grey colour?

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I need to substantially change the style of the default lines (i.e. "edges")  that connect shapes.

e.g. Is it possible to change the style of the default edges to say a dotted line line without arrow heads?

Failing that, is it possible to "paint" one edge's style onto another edge?

Many thanks



EDIT: Wait, "Current Elements" on the palette on the left of screen seems to more or less do this. It would be preferrable change that actual default and/or be able to paste properties though...
asked Apr 21, 2016 in Help by ship69 (800 points)
edited Apr 21, 2016 by ship69

1 Answer

+1 vote
  1. Create an edge in the editor.
  2. Adjust the edge's properties to match the desired default visualization.
  3. Create a user-defined palette section.
  4. Right-click the previously prepared edge to open its context menu and choose "Add to Palette".
  5. In the palette, double-click the edge template that represents your desired default style.

That's it.

answered Apr 22, 2016 by thomas.behr [yWorks] (126,540 points)
Brilliant! Many thanks.
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