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Can an edge terminate at another edge?

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I'm drawing an information architecture and I have to trace-over edges to connect objects in linear space. I need lines to connect to each other and to occasionally terminate perpendicularly or otherwise. Thank you.
asked Apr 22, 2016 in Help by anonymous

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yEd is an editor for graphs (see Wikipedia for a formal definition) and in a graph there can be no edge-to-edge connections. The "restriction" to graphs is essential for many of yEd's features (most notably its layout algorithms).

The common workaround is to split the edges you want to connect using size 1 nodes and then connect these split nodes.

Please see Connect Line to line for detailed instructions.

answered Apr 22, 2016 by thomas.behr [yWorks] (120,430 points)
BPMN Edge-to-Edge connection
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