Workflow creation helper tools

In the workflow editor Side Panel, you will find the following workflow display settings that can be useful to know (figure 9.24):
  • Enable grid You can display a grid and control the spacing and color of the grid. Per default, the grid is shown, and the workflow elements snap to the grid when they are moved around.
View mode
  • Collapsed The elements of the workflow can be collapsed to allow a cleaner view and especially for large workflows this can be useful.
  • Highlight used elements Ticking Highlight used elements (or using the shortcut Alt + Shift + U) will show all elements that are used in the workflow whereas unused elements are grayed out.
  • Rulers Vertical and horizontal rules can be visualised
  • Auto Layout Ticking Auto Layout will ensure rearrangement of elements once new elements are added.
  • Connections to background Connecting arrows are shown behind elements. This may easy reading of element names and accessible parameters.
  • Round elements Enable rounding of the element boxes.
  • Show shadow Shadows of element boxes can be added.
  • Configured elements Background color can be customized.
  • Inpupt elements Background color can be customized.
  • Edges Color of connecting arrows can be customized.

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Figure 9.24: The Side Panel of the workflow editor.