MSD Freedom

Property Value
Type: advanced
Meta Data Provider: options.LayeredMetaDataProvider
Value Type: java.lang.Integer
Default Value: 1 (as defined in org.eclipse.elk.layered)
Lower Bound: 0
Applies To: parents
Dependencies: org.eclipse.elk.layered.wrapping.cutting.strategy (CuttingStrategy.MSD)
Containing Group: wrapping -> cutting -> msd


The MSD cutting strategy starts with an initial guess on the number of chunks the graph should be split into. The freedom specifies how much the strategy may deviate from this guess. E.g. if an initial number of 3 is computed, a freedom of 1 allows 2, 3, and 4 cuts.