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Connector Appearance Options

The 'Appearance' section of the connector context menu provides a number of options.

Appearance Options



See also


Set the line color and line thickness of the connector.

Select one or more relationships, then right-click and select 'Appearance'.

On the 'Connector Appearance' dialog, click on the drop-down arrow in the:

  • 'Line Color' field, and select the color to apply to the connector lines
  • 'Line Thickness' field, and select the line thickness of the connector lines

Click on the OK button to apply the settings to all the selected connectors on the element.

For the selected connectors, you can also right-click and select 'Line Style', and one of the listed styles. The style is immediately applied to the connectors on the diagram.


Set connector visibility; see the Visibility Sub-Menu table for sub-menu options.

Tidy Line Angles

Tidy the line angles of a custom connector.

Connector Styles

Visibility Sub-Menu



See also

Hide Connector

Hide the connector.

To show the connector again, see the Hide/Show Connectors Help topic.

Hide/Show Connectors

Hide Connector in Other Diagrams

Hide or show the connector in other diagrams.

Hide/Show Connectors

Hide All Labels

Hide or show all labels attached to the connector.

Set Label Visibility

Hide or show labels attached to the connector, individually.

Hide/Show Labels


  • Context menus vary slightly between connector types, and not all menu options are present on all connector context menus; the type-specific menu options are not always included