Free Note Element  
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A note that can be placed anywhere in the diagram.  

Free notes are edited using the Free Note Input Form:  
TIP: Pressing the Esc key will clear the contents of the input form and return the focus to the Type combo box. You can then select the type of element you want to add from the dropdown or by typing the first few letters of the desired selection.  
Text of the free note
The detail level of the note that determines whether it is show or not (based on diagram properties)
Relative Layout
Select to position the note relative to some other anchor element so that the note is always the same distance relative to the anchor
Absolute Layout
Select to position the note relative to the diagram's origin
Has Connector
Check to display the connector (arrow) or uncheck to hide it
Offset X
Distance (in inches) from the note's origin to its center in X direction
Offset Y
Distance (in inches) from the note's origin to its center in Y direction
Name of the anchor element for the note (or blank if none)
Set Anchor...
Click to set the note's anchor element to a selected diagram element
See Also  
Moving the Insertion Position | Working with the Input Form | Sequence Diagram Elements | Modifying Existing Elements | Diagram View | Sample Diagram | Diagram Tasks | Diagram Properties | Note Display Level | Working with Free Notes  

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