Video: Organise flowchart shapes in swimlanes

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Organise flowchart information into functional divisions with swimlanes.

Add swimlanes to a flowchart

  1. From the CROSS-FUNCTIONAL FLOWCHART shapes stencil, select More Shapes > Flowchart.
  1. Drag a Swimlane shape onto the drawing page.

Drag another swimlane shape beside the first one, releasing it when you notice the connection indicator.

Screenshot of swimlane interface with the separator line selected to adjust size

Change the title of a swimlane

  • Double-click the swimlane label and enter in the latest one.

Change the size or position of a swimlane

  • To alter the width of a swimlane, drag a separator line.
  • To edit the length of a swimlane, drag the end line.
  • To reposition a swimlane and the shapes it includes, pick the label and drag the swimlane to another location, and then release it once you notice the connection indicator.
  • To erase a swimlane, choose it and press Delete.

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