Multi jointed relationship lines

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To make flowcharts and mind maps more readable it would be useful to be able to create multi-jointed relationships beyond the 3-vertices Right Angle relationship provided?

If this is already possible, then can someone tell me how?

Ta.

James.
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Please show us an image of what you would like to have.
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I should've provided a better explanation. I want to be able to add additional yellow handles so I can better shape the relationship line to fit.
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There are two handles on each relationship line and I can make any shape with it I want
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I think Jim wants to be able to put more angles in the right angle relationship line. The default is two or three, though with a bit fiddling and changing the anchor points you can get four.

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Yep. Exactly this. With much fiddling can get a random 4th, but it doesn't aid with shaping
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You must have extremely complicated diagrams to need this facility.
The fact that I never needed it is irrelevant ofcourse.

But...Is your diagram still - readable- in One Go?

If not.. I would consider a redesign to avoid complications.

Some extremely experienced mapper once stated:
"are you working on your mindmaps or are your mindmaps working for you?"

I think the same goes for flowcharts and other diagrams
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A fair comment, however, I'm working in limited space in swim lanes.

I take it that the answer is that there is no way to add to the 2 yellow handles available at the moment?