Auto Route Layout

The Auto Route layout orthogonally routes connectors between the selected elements. The layout attempts to find the shortest path between the two connected elements while minimizing crossings. In the following layout, the original connectors are shown in red.


How to:

To invoke the Autoroute layout, follow the steps below:



See Also


Follow the general Layout Diagrams procedure, and at step 3 select Auto Route

Layout Diagrams


When calculating connector routes, the algorithm divides the diagram into cells of a size determined by the Cell Size value; a smaller cell size results in connectors being placed closer together

In this Cell Size (px) field, type the value in pixels



In the Element Margin field, type the preferred separation between connector segments and element borders, in pixels