When changing the graphic shape of an object or relation, a list of shape and icon symbols is available to choose from. Not all symbols from the list may be suitable to use as object shape or relation ending shape. Below is a selection of the basic shape and icon symbols from the default configuration that are most suitable to use as graphic shape of an object or relation.

Basic shapes

The following built-in symbols are most suitable as object shape. Other symbols, for example, icons, may also be used as object shape, but they may not scale well nor adopt the colors and other graphic settings for the object.


Line endings

The following built-in symbols are most suitable as line endings for relations.

SymbolName

none

diamond

ellipse

triangle

opentriangle

disabletriangle

doubletriangle

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