A.0 Rendering Rule Precedence for Node Styles and Graphics

This section describes the lookup strategy used to determine the node style or custom graphic rendering used for an element in a Layout view drawing.

It also provides examples using a series of step-by-step instructions. Re‑create the examples to understand how the node style/graphic representation works in the Layout view. Considering the numerous ways a node style can be applied to elements, it could be unclear which settings or overrides take precedence. Read through the section, then try the example steps to see first-hand how the node style settings and priorities work.

It is assumed the reader is a proficient user of Operations Center and the Layout view in particular. Many steps in this section are general in nature and it is assumed the reader knows how to navigate the Layout view and can create drawings and portals.