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Dotted line relationships in org chart

 How do i draw in a dotted line to a box that is superior to another box to show a secondary reporting relationship? 

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Hi Kirsten,

Thanks for your post. If you draw a line between your boxes, you can change it to a dotted line by selecting the line options at the top of your editor and selecting the dotted option.

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What about a direct reporting line and a dotted line for parallel reporting? How to do that? 

Tapan S 0 votes
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Hi Tapan,

You can draw several lines from one object and connect those to the same or different objects. These lines can be styled individually, meaning you can make one dotted. You can read more about this in the Working with Lines article in the Help Center. I hope this answers your question!

Eric R 0 votes
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I have the same issue but don't have access to draw another line it just adds a box? Is it because I'm using a template org chart?

Jackie S 0 votes
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Hi Jackie! As you pointed out the red dots on employee org chart shapes behave differently than the ones on other shapes, as they will add another employee shape to the corresponding side of the original shape. However, you can select the lines connecting org chart shapes and change their styling.

You can also add a line between two employees that are on the same level by leaving the Org Chart group (Esc) and then dragging a line between them as with any other shapes. I have added a gif showing how to do this.

 

If you want to learn more about org charts in Lucidchart I would recommend reading the Org Charts Help Center article.

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