Hi together,

I got a question form one of our ARIS users.

Is it possible that we can format a connection like this ? I never saw this in ARIS bevor, the screenshot is made in visio. 

Does anyone have an idea? 

by Frank Weyand
Posted on Fri, 01/19/2018 - 17:50


yes, sure, you can change the color, width and arrow on source and target object in the properties of the connection.


The "bridge" of the connection is a property of the model and effects all connections in the model.



by Marius S. Author
Posted on Tue, 01/23/2018 - 18:56

Hi Frank, 

thank you for the quick answer. Yes i know i can format the color, the arrow, the width etc.

Do you have a quick hint for me where exactly i can find this "bridge" setting ?


Thank you very much 


by Frank Weyand
Posted on Wed, 01/24/2018 - 07:38

Hi Marius,

as I already wrote ;-)

This is a property of the model. You just open the properties of the specific model and have a look at the "connections" section.



by Michel Bénard
Posted on Sun, 04/14/2019 - 10:48

Hello  Frank Weyand

I have the  same question,  as Marius 

I cannot find this "bridge" setting in Aris Architect 

  1. In the model instance properties
  2. In the model definition properties (Aris Architect/Administration)
  3. In the template definition used by the model

Could you please more specific or attach a screenshot? 



by Michel Bénard
Posted on Sun, 04/14/2019 - 11:04

In reply to by m3b

OK, I've juste found the settings In Aris Connect Designer (but not yet in Aris Architect)

Model / Click "Connection Properties" icon on the toolbar

In the popup window set Bridge height to 20 for example


by Frank Weyand
Posted on Mon, 04/15/2019 - 07:43

In reply to by m3b


as I said, this is a model property... so the property dialog of a model is the place to look for. Context menu on the model -> Format -> Connections.

This model property is set to the model when it is created. So if you want to specify this property for new models, you need to have a look at the options. Click the "ARIS" application button -> Options -> Model -> for new models -> connections.

Found it?




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