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While I love the rich image set readily available to me, I'd like to include custom images (my drawings, photos...) in draw.io documents. Is it possible?

I've tried CTRL+V with a clipboard image but with no success.

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The marked answer is old and is no longer correct.
Click Arrange → Insert → Insert Image.

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this answer is technically correct, I'd prefer the drag and drop method – Kenneth Garza Mar 9 at 16:07
This answer is correct for the current version, and once you go through the steps of this method it allows for drag and drop, as well as a URL. – RustProof Labs Apr 20 at 23:00
directly importing from local file can resize your image. You need to do the trick: keep the draw.io's page active, drag your image, before the mouse reach the page's region, remember to press and keep Ctrl button, then drop it in the page. – Truong Nguyen May 17 at 10:03

You need to go logged into a Google Account to import images. When you are, click the image icon (4th from right on toolbar) and the Google Image Picker appears. Select from the options on the left to either DnD an image into the picker or pick an image from the local filesystem.

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Ah, the Image icon. Now I feel really embarrassed (is long day at work a valid excuse? :-) ). Thank you for your help (unfortunately I cannot upvote you as I don't have enough rep right now). – Peter Kovac May 28 '13 at 6:45
removed my answer friend – BlueBerry - Vignesh4303 May 28 '13 at 10:00
I can't seem to find the option to load from "local filesystem". Having only just started using draw.io, I'm reluctant to hook it straight up to my Google Drive. Am I missing something? – Michael12345 Apr 5 '14 at 19:53
@Michael12345 Just drag and drop the images from your file explorer to the diagram. – David Apr 6 '14 at 9:23
Oh wow @David, that's awesome - it works. I'm starting to really really like this software. – Michael12345 Apr 6 '14 at 21:09

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