Appearance Options

Option Name Description
Grid - Show grid

(default false) Show grid lines on diagram

Grid - Color Color of grid lines.
Grid - Width Determines the horizontal spaces between grid lines.
Grid - Height Determines the vertical spaces between grid lines.
Grid - Snap to grid (default true) When checked, shapes will be docked to the closest grid line when being created/moved. Otherwise, shapes can be moved freely as if the grid does not exist.
Enable diagram alignment guide (default true) Show alignment guide when moving shapes.
Global Palette Option - Show name
(default true) Determines whether the name of items will be shown in the palette.
Global Palette Option - Expand group
(default false) Determines whether the group will be expanded to display all items.
Show Hidden Layer Indicator
  • Yes - When move the mouse over a shape, the hidden layer indicator is shown
  • No - The hidden layer indicator isn't shown even when move the mouse over a shape
  • Prompt -Ask if users want to show hidden layer indicator when move the mouse over a shape
Glossary Terms
  • Highlight - Underline the text in shape name or documentation if it is a term.
  • Specify color - The color of glossary term highlight
  • Following Shape Foreground Color - Use the same color as the shape foreground
Appearance Options details

Related Resources

The following resources may help you to learn more about the topic discussed in this page.

Chapter 2. Diagramming Table of Contents 2. Environment

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