I am finding new useful features every day... lately I have discovered the "directed link" feature which allows me to indicate a direction for a link.

However, under certain circumstances the rendering of the feature can be quite "miss-leading" --> see attached screen shot 1.

Even if I do get rid of the label the arrow is still "miss-leading" --> see screen shot 2.

Extending the distance between any two thoughts improves the situation a little bit --> see screen shot 3.

Question: Why is the link between two thoughts closely situated together rendered with this "loop" sort of link instead of a simple short arc?


  • Render links between closely situated thoughts as an arc (instead of a loop)
  • In case of very short arcs display the label "next to" instead of "on" the link/arc. à see screen shot 4
All of this is just a minor issue but if anybody is working on the rendering engine it might be worth considering…

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Thanks for letting us know about this, and for the screenshots (a picture is worth a thousand words). I have let our development team know about this, and they will look into it and decide what action should be taken.

Cheers, Sean

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