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Diagram Appearance Menu

Diagrams have a default appearance determined by the diagram type and the global options defined in the Options dialog. You can modify this default appearance for either individual diagrams or (for certain options) all diagrams you use, with the Diagram Appearance menu options.

Access     Diagram | Appearance

Diagram Appearance Options




See also

Show Status Colors  (All Diagrams)

(Affects all diagrams you use.)

Initially mirrors the setting of the Show status colors on diagrams option on the Objects page of the Options dialog. You can change the setting and prevent or allow status colors being shown on your diagrams.




Object Display Options

Configure Status Colors

Select this option to redefine the colors used to indicate the status of elements in your diagram (and the status values themselves).

The status colors are displayed on the diagram when Show Status Colors (above) is turned on.



Status Types

Hand Drawn

Select this option to redisplay the diagram in Hand Drawn mode.




White Board

Select this option to redisplay the diagram in Whiteboard mode.





Select this option to redisplay the diagram in standard mode, according to the themes and settings of the Options dialog. That is, this option turns off Hand Drawn and White Board modes.




Hide Page Borders (All Diagrams)

Select this option to hide the vertical and horizontal page borders marked on all diagrams that you display.




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