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I have used the outline feature to create a org chart / flow chart to map out some work that I am doing. However, the layout is reversed (bottom to top) from the my outline order.

I can't find any option that changes this behaviour. Can someone else help ?


I am using OG5 beta 2, but i get the same thing in version 4.2.
 
Check the direction in the Diagram Layout Inspector, you should be able to change the settings there.
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Regardless of whether I choose vertical top to bottom, or bottom to top, or horizontal (which is what I want) the layout is the inverse of the Outline.

Thus my outline shows 1 2 3 4, but the diagram is ALWAYS 4 3 2 1.

bang! bang! bang! ( head on desk)
 
I have worked with this some more . If i set the layout to 'normal' or default is works OK, but when I use the settings as shown in the attached graphic, the flow is reversed.

I am setting the flow from right to left.
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Yep, this is a bug, and it has been here for ages. If you set the diagram layout "Direction" to left-to right, or light to left (and save it as new diagram layout), then the outline elements
a
b
c
d

show as

d
c
b
a

in the diagram. Most annoying.

EDIT: this apparently affects only first (root) level in the outline.

Last edited by Axial; 2008-04-25 at 09:56 AM..
 
 


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