Gluepoints and connectors (basics)
All Draw objects have associated invisible gluepoints. Most objects have four gluepoints (see Figure 11).
Note: Gluepoints are not the same as the little blue or green “handles” of an object. You use the handles to move or change the shape of an object, but the gluepoints are used to “glue” a connector to an object.
Gluepoints can be customized using the toolbar of the same name (Figure 12). They become visible if you click the Gluepoints icon . You can find a more detailed description of the use of gluepoints in Chapter 9 (Flow Diagrams, Organization Charts and More).
Connectors are lines or arrows whose ends automatically dock to a gluepoint of an object. Connectors are especially useful in drawing organization charts, flow diagrams and mindmaps. Even when objects are moved or reordered, the connectors remain attached.
Figure 13 shows two Draw objects and a connector.
For a more detailed description of the use of connectors, see Chapter 9 (Flow Diagrams, Organization Charts and More).
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