I want to change the position and colour of the title and description boxes; how can I do that? Can someone help me to get this?

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\usetikzlibrary{shapes.geometric, arrows.meta, positioning}

    \tikzset{description title/.append style={
        signal to=south, 
        signal from=north,

    \smartdiagramset{description title width=2cm, 
        description title text width=3.5cm,
        descriptive items y sep=4.2,
        description text width=12.75cm,
        description title width=3cm, 
        description title text width=3.5cm,
        module minimum height=.25cm, 
    \smartdiagram[descriptive diagram]{
        {\bfseries  Modelling,              
            Model wil be created },
        {\bfseries  Performance Analysis, {
                Performance will be analysed}},
        {\bfseries Validation, 
            Validation will be done},}
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  • Welcome. // If you‘d try to compile this code fragment, it would fail. Please add the missing lines. Thank you
    – MS-SPO
    Commented Jul 11 at 6:22
  • I suggest to have a look into the manual: ctan.org/pkg/smartdiagram . It provides many examples. Already the first one answers one of your various questions: set color list={ ...
    – MS-SPO
    Commented Jul 11 at 7:16
  • 1
    Please specify how you want to change the position. Commented Jul 11 at 9:15
  • I want to locate the arrow on the left-hand side horizontally on the same line as the box on the right.
    – Karnan A
    Commented Jul 11 at 10:54


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