How to arrange symbols in layers?

Each new diagram symbol you add to the canvas will appear on top. When creating a diagram where symbols overlap, you’ll find the need to control which elements appear in the foreground and background. 

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When an element is positioned correctly but it overlaps with other symbols in a way you don’t like you can move it to the foreground, background, or in between the other symbols. 

 

To change the symbol position:

  1. Select a symbol and on the bottom bar click Bring to...

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  2. You will see four options to choose from:

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  3. Bring to front will place the selected symbol on the top

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    Bring forward will move the symbol one layer higher over the preceding symbol

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    Send Backward will move the symbol one layer behind the symbol before it

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    Send to back will place the symbol on the very bottom layer of the diagram

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