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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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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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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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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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In draw.io, when downloading as PDF, how to paginate the diagrams? [duplicate]

I have a 17-page collection of business process flows in draw.io: Whenever I download the file as PDF, it comes out as a 1-page document which contains all of the contents of those 17 pages (imagine ...
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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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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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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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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 to resize a draw.io text box automatically to fit the text?

I am new to draw.io, and find it tedious that after inserting a text box and typing text in it, I have to manually resize the text box such that the entire text fits in. Is there a shortcut to ...
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How can I present a image-box in draw.io?

For a Text-box, I draw a box and type text inside it. How can a Image-box be drawn on draw.io i.e. Draw a box and paste an image inside it ?! Thanks
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How to align objects in draw.io?

Is there a possibility to select multiple objects and then i) align them such that they have a common center line and ii) distribute them evenly, such that the vertical spacing between them is evenly? ...
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How do I add a curve or arc to a diagram on draw.io?

I have looked through all the available items but cannot find a curve or arc to add to my diagram. Is it there somewhere?
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How to arrange nodes in “horizontal tree layout”?

I've been using draw.io's "horizontal tree layout" feature but I'm having an ordering issue after I've inserted the horizontal tree. For example: In the navigation, I select Arrange → Insert → ...
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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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How do I export diagram as image format with mathematical typesetting?

When I export diagram with mathematical typesetting, the diagram shows the LaTeX command instead. Is this a bug, or is there some setting that I'm unaware of to fix this problem? Here is an ...
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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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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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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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How do I add text to my draw.io doc?

I don't know how to add text. Please help, I know there is a button that says "text" on it yet there is know way too add a text bubble.
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Are Draw.io files in your browser present on Draw.io servers for any amount of time? [closed]

Reading the answer on the below link, is the currently opened file stored client-side with javascript, or is it saved on Draw.io between auto-saves? Is it only sent to Draw.io if you request a pdf? ...
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How do you inflate text within the diagram tags of a draw.io file? [closed]

Opening up draw.io auto-saves looks similar to (where yourFile is a hash): <mxfile> <diagram> yourFile </diagram> </mxfile> is the ...
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How can I share a Draw.io doc?

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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How to draw queue with draw.io

I want to draw the following image with draw.io (it is about system modelling, e.g. M/M/1 etc.). My problem is that I cannot draw the queue. How would you do this? Of course, I could create it with ...
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How do I define the entity for a relational schema in draw.io?

I would like to add text on top of the rectangles to specify the entity names. How do I do this in draw.io? Not inside the elements but on top of them.Something like Employee/Secretary as shown in the ...
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Insert shape or images inside a table cell?

Is there a way to insert a shape or image inside a table cell?
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Is it possible to default to zoomed in on a draw.io object in confluence?

When adding a draw.io macro/drawing to confluence, is it possible to have the drawing zoomed in to a particular section of the drawing by default?
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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 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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How do you create a swimlane in Draw.io?

I need to create a swimlane style for my process map, how do I do this?
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Are there keyboard shortcuts for adding columns and rows in a draw.io table?

I make a lot of database schemas with draw.io but it's annoying to create new rows in the table having to go to the drop down and select the add row icon. Are there any keyboard shortcuts in draw.io ...
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How do I add class to package in draw.io

I'm making class diagram in draw.io. I add a package and a class to the paper. How do I add the class to the package? (just plain putting it there on the package seems silly and what if I wanted to ...
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How to draw BPMN annotations and groups in draw.io

I am new to draw.io and am trying to use it to sketch a BPMN diagram. As of now, the only thing I can't find in the menus are Annotations and Group artefacts. Is there any way to draw these in ...
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How to iframe embed a draw.io diagram into another site

I'm having trouble embedding a draw.io diagram into another webpage. I'm not sure I know the correct steps, but here's what I've tried. Create new folder in google drive Go to Share->Advanced and ...
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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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draw.io my menu is no longer readable

I am creating a mind map for myself using draw.io In the process, I have created a situation in which I can no longer read my layer menu. the entries overlap to the degree that they are no longer ...
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How can I draw a simple line, not connected to something?

How can I draw a simple line, not connected to something, in the web application draw.io?
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How do I increase the page size in draw.io?

How do I increase the size of the page in draw.io? I'm making a flowcart and need the page to increase vertically.
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How can I use draw.io hyperlink to address local files

How can we set hyperlinks to our local files in draw.io? The hyperlink http://www.google.com works. The hyperlink c:\readMe.txt does not. I am using draw.io from Chrome app center on my laptop. ...
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open a link in the same window with draw.io

I am trying to add a link to my chart that I created with draw.io and the problem is the link is opened in an other window. How can I open a link in the same window with draw.io?
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Swimlane containers moving with other shapes

Swimlanes - when I use the container templates to provide swimlanes they move around as I move the other shapes in my flowchart. How do I stop this happening?
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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.