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How can I send a group backwards? My group is hiding a non-group node.

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Thanks a lot for any suggestions! Sorry if it's already been asked - I couldn't see it.
asked Aug 18, 2016 in Help by anonymous

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If that is the case, the non-group node has not been properly assigned as a child node of the group node. To assign the non-group node as child of the group node, use the following approach:

  1. Select the group.
  2. Move the group next to the non-group node.
  3. Select the non-group node.
  4. Press and hold SHIFT while not holding down any mouse buttons.
  5. Move the non-group node into the group node (with SHIFT held down).
answered Aug 18, 2016 by thomas.behr [yWorks] (123,120 points)
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Select the group node.  Right-click the group node or choose Edit on the menu, then pick Lower Selection.  Repeat if necessary.
answered Aug 19, 2016 by anonymous
"Raise Selection" and "Lower Selection" should never be used as a substitute for proper nesting (i.e. node-to-group assignment). The only exception is essentially if you need two nodes to *partially* overlap each other.
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