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Once one moves beyond trivial flow design a visual image like the one below becomes common. Surely, it becomes more and more messy over time and harder to glance over.

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Here's a great tip - double-click on the connection line that you want to bend:

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A new yellow anchor will appear which one can then drag around to organize things nicely.

Bonus tip - one can add multiple bend points to a connection.

To remove a specific anchor, simply double-click on it again, repeat for each yellow point.

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And an extra bonus courtesy of @mgilman@hortonworks.com: a connection label can be moved along the connection and snaps to a bend point, see below:

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Additionally, you can move the connection label to any bend point. Click and drag the label to desired bend point.

+1 to Andrew for 'Best Title' competition

I'm surprised it wasn't @bbende@hortonworks.com who wrote this article ;)

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