This layout uses left and top positions in your data model to position elements, unless you provide a locationFunction in its options.

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type: string = "Absolute"

Defines the AbsoluteLayout type. You can use this reference in render params.


  • Gets the position for the given Node/Group as dictated by either the left/top properties, or some other nominated pair, in the Node/Group's data. This position is what the Absolute layout uses itself, and this method exposes the absolute position for subclasses that wish to make use of the absolute backing.


    • v: Node | Group

      Node/Group to get absolute position for.

    • Optional parameters: LayoutParameters

      Constructor parameters. May contain a custom locationFunction.

    Returns PointXY