Z Order Elements

Z Order refers to an element's depth in the diagram perspective, and thus influences which elements appear in front of others and which appear behind.

Set the Z Order of an element

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1

Right-click on the element in the diagram.

 

 

2

Select the Z-Order menu option.

 

 

3

The displayed commands enable you to move the selected element back, forward, to the front of all other elements or behind all other elements.

 

 

Notes

This option enables you to change the Z order of a single element approximately in relation to the rest of the diagram; you can also select the Modify Z Order option from the diagram context menu, to review and adjust the Z Order of each element on the diagram precisely relative to each other element
On a diagram, you can move the focus from element to element according to Z Order, by pressing Shift+Tab; each time you press these keys, the element with the next-lowest Z Order number is selected

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