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How to add new page to a Draw.IO document

I would like to have a single document that contains several diagrams (all the UML diagrams that I need for my project). How can I add a new page in a Draw.IO document?
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How to draw right angle connectors and endpoints with draw.io

I would like to draw electrical circuits with right angles in connectors, but I am not able to see this option in draw.io, they are always rounded. Most circuits have right angles ... A simple ...
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Huge sheet with many succesive A3

I've created a new blank diagram with A3 format, but after starting to draw my A3 sheet is increased N times to the left and right (see the scrollbars!). How can i return back to the A3 sheet?
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How do I consistently find the color picker in draw.io?

In draw.io, when I try to change the color of an element sometimes I've seen just boxes with set colors in them, with the option to write in a specific color code. Other times I've seen a color picker ...
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Is there a way to hide the collapse/expand button in draw.io?

I'd like to align the titles in my swimlanes to the left side, but the collapse/expand buttons are hiding the words. Is there a way I can make that kind of button invisible? I've looked through the ...
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How do you make evenly sized swimlanes in draw.io?

I've resized my swimlane/poollane container to a larger width, but now the last lane is much wider than the first two. This also occurs when I increase or decrease the width of an individual pool ...
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How do I change the dimensions of a draw.io shape?

I have been trying to change the dimensions of a draw.io shape. There was a question about this previously (In draw.io is there a way to manually enter the width of a shape) which said that you should ...
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How do I delete nodes from a connection line?

I'm trying to delete nodes from a complex connection line; can this be done in some way?
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How to change grid density in Draw.io?

Is there a way for lowering grid density to about 1cm (independently of zoom)? I only see option for on/off grid.
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How do I change a vertical tree in draw.io?

By Arrange and Insert, I can make a vertical tree. If I want to make more boxes in the tree, is that possible by the same functionality? Or do I have to insert box by box in the diagram?
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Container shape not available

I'm looking to use Draw.io to create some process maps. I can see from tutorials / other posts on this forum that I should use the Container shape, under General Shapes, in order to get a swimlane. ...
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Is it possible to tag shapes in draw.io with info similiar to Visio?

I'd like to provide more detailed info to shapes in my flow charts on draw.io similar to applying info to shapes in Visio. Is this possible or a possibility in the future?
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How to share a draw.io diagram to receive comments or feedback?

Students at my university use draw.io to create concept maps and I would like be able to tell them how to (easily) share their work with their teacher so the latter can provide feedback, grade it etc. ...
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Default download folder for draw.io

Can I change the default folder that draw.io saves its' xml files, and and downloaded image files, to? At the moment they keep going to my Downloads folder which doesn't work for me.
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Is there any memory size limit to download a image in some image type for draw.io?

I drew a figure to download by appending many different images from my computer. Now I try to download as .png file but it does not give any respond after it opens a new tab. I tried it on both Chrome ...
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In draw.io is there a way to manually enter the width of a shape

Afternoon. Is there a way in draw.io to enter the numeric dimensions of a shape? Currently I am fighting dragging the edges trying to make two shapes the same width.
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Convenient way to manage text once I turned it into a link in draw.io?

Once I right click a text in draw.io and select "link..." the text element becomes very hard to manage: I can only select it by dragging a rectangular select box around it, and even then I can't edit ...
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How do I add columns and rows in a draw.io table?

How do I insert new rows and columns in the Table in perspective to draw.io Mockup Text?
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Multiple sheets in a single Draw.io project

Is it possible to have multiple Draw.io sketch sheets in a single window divided by Tabs just like Excel or Google Spreadsheets have?
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Diagramly doesn't update after save

When I make changes to my Diagramly diagram, I save and then exit. However, the changes don't show in my Confluence page. How do I get the revised diagram to display?
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How does one constrain a shape using draw.io?

When using the ellipse, circle or rectangle tool using most drawing apps, holding down Shift or other control key will constrain the shapes aspect ratio. For example, a circle will remain circular or ...
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Scaling a group of shapes in Diagramly

When I group shapes together in Diagramly, I want to rescale those shapes all at once as a group, but I can't see any way to do that. I obviously dragged one of the corner handles of the group frame ...
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Scrolling with mouse in draw.io

Is there any way to scroll with mouse or keyboard in draw.io? So far the only way I found to do scrolling in draw.io is to use the diagram thumbnail at bottom right corner of the page.
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Is there a way to use hyperlink from within draw.io

Is there a way to include a hyperlink from the text in one of the draw.io objects? This would help to link from the diagram to relevant Confluence pages.
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Italicize one word and not others in draw.io

I am using draw.io to make diagrams related to genetics. It is convention in my field to italicize gene names. I would like to have a box that says "genename::cDNA" where "genename" is italic and ...
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Connecting to Google Drive using Draw.io

When I open draw.io, it does not connect to my Google Drive, and when I click on the button Connect to Google Drive, a pop-up window appears for a fraction of a second and then disappears. The result ...
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I am unable to print properly in draw.io

I just started using draw.io and every time I try to print, either directly from the drawing or exported from the file, either I get a tiny nothing or it's so big it doesn't come close to fitting on ...
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draw.io removing extra white spaces

I am trying to put words in a text inside a shape, but I am only allowed one white space between them, which makes them really hard to read since they are not a sentence, I was wondering if there is a ...
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Embed Draw.io drawing in a Google Doc

Is there any way to do this, apart from exporting to png or some other format and then importing into Google Doc?
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Can I add custom shapes to draw.io?

I like the wide variety of shapes available (General, Arrows, Electric, etc.) but I need some more electrical symbols. Can I add custom shapes somehow?
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Editing multiple similar shapes in draw.io

My question is actually two-fold. I'm rather new to draw.io but I'm coming across two difficulties. Let's suppose that I have used a shape to illustrate similar things (let's say that I have used ...
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How to delete files in Draw.IO

While practicing and learning how to use Draw.IO, I created a lot of flowcharts, etc. that I never bothered to give a name to. When I select 'OPEN', I see a list of those files with the name ...
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Collapse expanded-entity element in draw.io

How can I make an expanded-entity element collapsible? I would like to do that because I want to also make a diagram showing just the entities and since duplicating work can be avoided by collapsing ...
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Copy draw.io diagram into google docs file

is it possible to copy a drawing created with Draw.io app (integrated with Drive) into a Google Doc? I managed to export the draw.io file as png and then pasting it inside the Google Doc, but it ...
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Is it possible to insert text with Subscripts/Superscripts in draw.io?

I'm able to insert some nodes. However, within these nodes, I can't insert text that would include subscripts (for example, the expression "P_i(n)").
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Add more fix points to a Data Flow Diagram using Draw.io

I'm trying to replicate a Data Flow Diagram using Draw.io. I'm using the oval basic shape but there are not enough fix points. Is it possible to add more?
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Is it possible to import (paste) images into draw.io?

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 ...
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Create a diagram larger than A4

How can I create a diagram larger than A4 in draw.io? Is there a specific trick? I've tried menu items. Do I need to register for it?
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Can I export from draw.io to a multipage PDF?

I have a large diagram in draw.io. The draw window shows pagebreaks, but when I export to PDF a just get a one-page PDF with very large page size. Is there a way to export a diagram to a multipage ...
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How to make a grid control in Draw.io?

I want to create a CRUD window where I will list many records. How to produce something like this:
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How to change menu language in Draw.io?

I'm currently in Brazil and using Window 8 in English. But looks like Draw.io decide to use my ip to define the language of menus. The translation is good but I really prefer in English since all ...
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How to copy-paste information from one drawing to another one in draw.io

In Draw.Io is there a way to copy-paste information from one drawing on one tab to another one in a different tab? I couldn't find a way to do it. Thanks.
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Is there a way to change the URL in Mockup browser window in Draw.io?

On the draw.io browser window, is there a way to change the URL from http://www.draw.io to something else?
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Export draw.io with specified width and height

How can I export a draw.io diagram with a specified width and height? I tried to export it by specifying a width and height in the dialog box, but it ends up with cropped borders close to the diagram. ...
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How do I change the text of a Mockup Button

When I use the Button from the Mockup Buttons collection, is there any way to change the text on the button so it doesn't say "Button Text"?
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Adding additional labels to arrows

Is it possible to add additional labels to an arrow, like the relational arrows have multiple text fields?
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Is there a way to embed/insert a clipart image (from the left panel) into a editable text area?

For example, I want to be able to drag a General Rectangle or a UML Class 1 object and edit the text, then insert a clipart image from the "Clipart / Computer" section into the object. I know I can ...
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Entity Relations in draw.io: change of the text is not allowed

Is there a possibility to edit entries of the elements of the Entity Relation category? E.g. If I want to change name and properties of Entity Extended.The only thing I can do is to add text below the ...
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Draw.io : orthogonal reflexive relationships

I'm having trouble figuring out how to make reflexive relationships in a UML diagram look good. Making the line orthogonal doesn't seem to work. It makes it straight with 3 line segments, but not ...
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Draw.io - Is possible to have descriptions for AWS shapes?

I am surprised that there are AWS shapes available however there are no descriptions of what the shape represent. This make it hard to use them. Am I missing something here?