How Do I Set Link Styles?

Note: This documentation refers to the Beta version of Kite9 at http://kite9.com

Links join up elements on the diagram.  You can change what they look like in the following ways:

  • The colour of the link.
  • The line pattern (e.g. solid, dotted, dashed etc).
  • The line width and colour.
  • The terminators (the shape of the line where it joins to the element).

Some Default Options 

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The simplest way to change the link style is to pick it from the link drop-down menu, which contains several alternative prepared options for the link styles.  These are shown below.

Click one of these, turn on link mode and draw a link in that style:

Changing Terminators

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To change the terminator at either end of the link, click on the link and choose the “Style End” menu option, highlighted below:

This will bring up a menu where you can choose a new style:

The diagram will then change accordingly:

Changing the Link Colour or Line Style

This can be done from the style menu.  Select the link, and then click the “Style Settings” icon, highlighted below:

From the dialog, you can select your link width or line style:

Press “OK” and the diagram will update accordingly: