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Appearance Submenu

The Appearance sub-menu provides various options to choose from to customize the appearance of model elements.

The Appearance Menu




See also

Default Appearance

Set border, font and background color and border thickness for the selected element, as its default appearance.


Ctrl + Shift + E

Default appearance


Auto-size a group of elements in a diagram to a best fit.


Alt + Z


Set Font

Change the font of the text displayed on the element in a diagram.



Text font

Alternate Image

Select an alternative image for the selected element.

Ctrl + Shift + W


Apply Image From Clipboard


Insert the image currently held on the clipboard.