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LineConnector with FirstSegmentLength and LastSegmentLength

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98740 Mar 24,2011 01:35 PM Apr 4,2011 02:55 AM WPF 1
Tags: Diagram
Mary Fontana
Asked On March 24, 2011 01:35 PM

I have attached a diagram example that I am trying to create with your wpf diagram tool.

I did one example of this using Straight LineConnector and adding IntermediatePoints to each line (from 2 to 4 points for each line).

I am now modifying it to use ConnectionPorts.

I would like to know before I get started if I can do this using ConnectionPorts with Orthogonal LineConnector and LineConnector's FirstSegmentLength LastSegmentLength.

If I do this I think I need to add Intermediate points to prevent the lines from overlaping other nodes. But I dont know if that works If I use FirstSegmentLength and LastSegmentLength.

It doesnt matter if the lines overlap, but I need to prevent the lines from being drawn over other nodes.

I appreciate any suggestions on the best way to implement this.


Maria Amal Raj T [Syncfusion]
Replied On April 4, 2011 02:55 AM

Hi Mary,

The FirstSegmentLength is used for to maintain a specific distance between the First IntermediatePoint of LineConnector and the HeadNode’s ConnectionPort, and the LastSegmentLength is used for to maintain the distance between the Last Intermediate point of LineConnector and the TailNode’s ConnectionPort respectively. But these two properties are applicable only for Orthogonal lines connected to Ports of the Node.

Currently there is no option to determine and prevent Overlapping between LineConnector and Node.

And we have confirmed the problem which you have mentioned in your last update to be a feature and it will be implemented in our future release. If you interested in getting more information for this feature, then you may create a Direct-Trac incident under the following link.


Maria Amal Raj T,
Diagram WPF & Silverlight Team,


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