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Moving an AutoShape Connector

In the previous tip you learned how to place connectors between two or more AutoShapes on the drawing canvas. Once your connectors are in place, you may want to modify their positioning, or even change how they connect to an AutoShape.

If you click on a connector, so that it is selected, you should see two or more symbols, depending on the type of connector you selected. Red circles appear at both ends of the connector, and one or more yellow diamonds may appear somewhere along the actual connector line. To change the way the connector attaches to an AutoShape, click on the red circle for that AutoShape. You can then drag the red circle to a different connector point on the AutoShape. (See Figure 1.)

Figure 1. A selected connector showing the connector controls.

If there are yellow diamonds visible on the connector line, they are used to modify the path followed by the connector. The best way to understand how to use this control is to click on one of them and start dragging it. You quickly learn that you can move the connector line in a variety of directions to suit your needs.

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