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I'd like to use Draw.io in real time collaboration with a colleague—the About page says it can be done—, but I can't see any options. How can I do it?

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draw.io uses Google's Real Time Drive SDK for collaboration, so you must have the diagram stored in Google Docs. Other than that, just have multiple people open the same diagram and you'll see everyone's changes in real-time.

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is this still accurate, or is it a paid feature? i have a nice drawing to share, but the File|Share brings up a dialog that just spins and spins. Thx for a heads up. – ScottCate Feb 25 '14 at 18:08
Answer updated. There are no paid features in draw.io, everything, apart from programmatic customization, will always remain free. File->Share is Google's share functionality, you're probably hitting the bug they have with Apps domain accounts - support.draw.io/questions/1671282/… – David Oct 7 '14 at 22:16
Hm I similar symptoms as ScottCate (it spins some time and then says sharing is not available), but this shouldn't be Apps domain account. Just plain Google account. – Jan Hudec Dec 18 '14 at 14:12
Google have now fixed (August 2015) the bug with the File->Share dialog. – David Sep 17 '15 at 12:25

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