Changing the order of stacked elements in UML diagrams

The elements in UML diagrams can appear stacked on top of each other in layers. You can change the order of diagram elements in stacks to organize the diagram visually. You can move a diagram element up or down a layer, bring it to the front, or send it to the back of a stack.

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To change the order of a diagram element in a stack, in the diagram editor, right-click a diagram element; then click Format > Order and complete one of the following steps:
  • To bring it to the front of the stack, click Bring to Front.
  • To move it up a layer in the stack, click Bring Forward.
  • To send it to the back of the stack, click Send to Back.
  • To move it down a layer in the stack, click Send Backward.