Re-Layout Subordinates

Starting with 17.1, the DiagramControl supports automatic layout. You and your end-users can apply a selected layout algorithm to the subordinates of the selected shapes.

When the layout is applied to subordinates, their parent shapes maintain the initial position.

ReLayout Subordinates Illustration

The Ribbon's Re-Layout Subordinates menu item allows end-users to apply a layout to the subordinates of the selected diagram items.

ReLayoutSubordinatesMenuItem

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The layout is applied to all shapes on the canvas except the root shape if no shape is selected.

Use the following methods and commands to re-layout the subordinates of the specified diagram shapes in code.

Layout type Method
Tree DiagramControl.ApplyTreeLayoutForSubordinates
Tip-Over Tree DiagramControl.ApplyTipOverTreeLayoutForSubordinates
Mind Map DiagramControl.ApplyMindMapTreeLayoutForSubordinates
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