How Do I Change The Container Layout?

Note: This documentation refers to the Beta version of Kite9 at

There are several ways to add containers to a diagram.  By selecting elements and pressing Group on the context menu, or by pulling off containers from the chooser (shown below).

Having added a container, it is possible to change the container layout, by choosing the “layout” option from the context menu as seen here:

You can then choose a new layout from the popup window:

If I choose “Top To Bottom”, the diagram will redraw like this:

Changing The Order

With a layout specified, you can re-order the contents of the container by dragging the elements around inside it.  The blue bar shows the new position the element will have, and gives you a visual clue that the container has a layout set.