Synchronizing the ordering of topics and subtopics with the Diagram View

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Synchronizing the ordering of topics and subtopics with the Diagram View

By default, the subtopics in the Outline View are sorted in the order they are linked to a parent topic. If you have re-arranged the ideas in your diagram, you can use the DiagramSync feature to resort your Outline at any time, by pressing:

 

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Sorting will be calculated at each topic/ subtopic level, using one of 3 rules. A diagram can have a mixture of layouts.

 

Web arrangement with subtopics circling around a symbol

Going in a clockwise direction around a symbol, the order of priority starts with the subtopic position at or closest after the 1 o'clock position.

 

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Top/ Down Tree arrangement

Priority is given to the subtopic on the far left, moving through to the far right on the horizontal link line.

 

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Left/ Right Tree arrangement

Priority is given to the subtopic positioned at the top, moving through to the subtopic positioned at the bottom on the vertical link line.

 

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