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The cycle algorithm arranges child layout nodes around a circle or portion of a circle by using equal angle spacing.
If the value of rotPath is alongPath, the algorithm rotates all child nodes perpendicular to the line from the cycle’s center to the child node; otherwise, the nodes are not rotated. When alongPath is used, the cycle algorithm does not take rotation into account when determining whether shapes overlap.
A double-precision numeric value from 0 through 360. The default is 0.
Specifies the angle at which the first shape is placed. Angles are in degrees, measured clockwise from a line pointing straight upward from the center of the cycle.
A double-precision numeric value from –360 through 360. The default is 360.
Specifies the angle that the cycle spans. Final layout node text is placed at stAng + spanAng, unless the value of spanAng is 360. In that case, the algorithm places the layout node so that shapes do not overlap.
Specifies the point type of the layout node to use as the first shape in the cycle.
A value of none specifies to place nodes around a circle. A value of fNode specifies to place the first node in the center and the remaining nodes around the circle.
Aligns all the child nodes in the space reserved for the parent node and adjusts child node positions along the x-axis.
Aligns all the child nodes in the space reserved for the parent node and adjusts child node positions along the y-axis.
Specifies the width of the bounding box for a node.
Specifies the height of the bounding box for a node.
Specifies that child nodes are placed around a circle of the specified diameter.
Specifies the minimum distance between sibling shapes.
Specifies the minimum distance between the center shape and surrounding shapes, if the value of the ctrShpMap parameter is fNode.