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Guideline (Beginner,Layout) Avoid or minimize drawing intersecting Links and overlapping Links with other Links and elements’ text. Open Version
Discussion: Overlapping Dependency Links between Actors or Decomposition and Contribution Links within Actors introduces complexity or clutter, which can worsen the readability and understandability of the model. Unless it is required to do so due to drawing space constraints, natural development of a complex model, or the model is very unambiguous, overlapping should be avoided or minimized.
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