Layout of Sequence Diagrams


Offset the vertical separation of Sequence messages



See also


Select the appropriate message in a Sequence diagram.




Use the mouse to drag the message up or down as required.

As you drag a message up or down a lifeline, any messages or fragments below that message are shifted up or down the same amount.

If you press and hold ( Alt ) as you drag a message up or down past the next or previous message, the messages swap positions, rather than simply move position.

As you move one Message past another, a tooltip displays to remind you to press and hold [Alt], regardless of whether you are actually pressing the key. You can hide this tooltip by deselecting a checkbox on the Diagram | Sequence page of the Options dialog.






Sequence Diagram Options

Example Diagram     The example below shows an economical use of space in a Sequence diagram.