Shape Options

Option Name Description
Initial Shape Size When Set to Display Image
  • Fit shape to image - Resize the image placeholder to fit the selected image
  • Fit image to shape - (default) Resize the image to fit into the image placeholder
Add Covered Shapes as Children After Resize
  • Yes - Automatically contain the covered shapes after resizing a container to cover shapes
  • No - Do not contain covered shapes after resizing a container to cover shapes
  • Prompt - (default) Ask if you want to contain covered shapes after resizing a container to cover shapes
Show Added Member in Other View
When you try to create a new member, like a column of an entity on a shape and if there is another view of the model element, you can set whether to show the member on other view as well.
  • Yes - Show the member on other view(s)
  • No - Do not show the member on other view(s)
  • Prompt - (default) Ask if you want to show the member on other view(s)
Auto Expand Parent When Moving Child Determines whether to expand the parent when moving the shape around the parent's border.
Create new line key
  • <Ctrl> + <Enter> - Press Ctrl-Enter to create a new line when inline editing
  • <Alt> + <Enter> - (default) Press Alt-Enter to create a new line when inline editing
  • <Enter> - Press Enter to create a new line when inline editing
Show unlimited level in preview shape (May slower the diagram display) (default false) Determines whether a diagram overview will show contents for all nested diagrams.
Show rich text content in preview shape (default false) Determines whether diagram overview will show rich text content.
Resize shape when add member (default true) For shapes that have member, like class and entitiy, when you add a member, it will or will not resize the owner against the length of member, base on this option.
Auto resize parent when resizing child (default true) When you resize a shape that makes it touches the boundary of parent, this option determines whether the parent will be expanded accordingly.
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