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Connection Points Tool

(Ctrl + 8)

A connection point is a special point on a shape which you can "glue" connectors and other shapes to. It looks like a blue X. When you glue a connector or shape to a connection point, they will stay connected, even if one of the shapes is moved.

Add a Connection Point

  1. Select a shape.
  2. Click Connection Points tool (connection points tool) on Basic Tools group.
  3. Press Ctrl and click the selected shape.
add connection point

Tips: Be sure that the shape is selected before you add the connection point. The selected shape has a green dashed border. Connection points are created only for the selected shape.

Delete a Connection Point

  1. Click Connection Points tool.
  2. Click the connection point to select it (it turns magenta), and then press Delete.
delete connection point

Move a Connection Point

  1. Click Connection Points tool.
  2. Click the connection point to select it (it turns magenta).
  3. Press the left mouse button and move the connection point to the position you want.
  4. Release the left button, the connection point will be placed on the position you want.

Tips: If you press Ctrl when you release the left mouse button, the selected connection point will be duplicated.