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A top-down diagram shows the breakdown of a system to its lowest manageable levels. They are used in structured programming to arrange program modules into a tree. Each module is represented by a box, which contains the module's name. The tree structure visualizes the relationships between modules.
A top-down diagram is constructed with squares representing the different modules in the system, and lines that connect them. The lines represent the connection or ownership between activities and subactivities as they are used in organization charts, mind maps and WBS diagrams.
Top-Down Mind Map
Top-Down Organizational Structure Diagram
Top-Down WBS Diagram
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