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Removing extra line space in Text box in Draw.io

When I press "return" in a text box I get an unwanted blank line between the lines of text. How can I get rid of it?
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Adjust canvas size to image for draw.io

Inkscape has a wonderful option to resize the canvas to fit the image. Does this option exist in draw.io ? I am drawing an image in draw.io which takes 10% more than the actual canvas size. However, ...
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Any way to link create draw io link to another portion of the canvas?

I have a pretty large canvas and I want to have links that jump to various places on the canvas to help with navigation. Is this possible? (You can kind of think of it like a table of contents.)
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How to change the default font in draw.io?

In draw.io how can I change the default font to use? Whenever I drag an item the default font is Helvitica, 17.
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How to use Google Font in Draw.io?

Is it possible to use Google Fonts (https://www.google.com/fonts) in Draw.io?
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How to remove blank canvas pages from draw.io

I created a one page flow-chart with draw.io and printed it. After opening it again to create a new version, it opened to what I thought was a blank page. There was now page after page of blank ...
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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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Why does rows when other line is put over them

I'm using connections to draw a cartesian plane And lines to make some parts of the plane wider But when I put the lines over the connections a new row in the connection is created. This ...
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How to line cross over in flowchart in draw.io

I am drawing flow chart in draw.io, I didn't find a way cross the two lines with cross over connector as above figure. Can any one help me out?
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Can I export from Draw.io to Lucidchart?

I want to port my UML from Draw.io to Lucidchart. Can I export from Draw.io to any structural as opposed to purely visual) format? Visio, Gliffy, or others like XMI would do.
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How do I create basic tables with columns in draw.io?

I want to create simple objects such as this: +-------------+ | Container | +-------------+ | col1 | col2 | +-------------+ How can I accomplish this in draw.io? I found "divider" elements that ...
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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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Custom defaut scale and more on an html export of a diagram

When I export a diagram as html file, is it a way to specify a custom scale of the diagram at the open of the windows (e.g. to fit window)? Is there any documentation about the embed-static.min.js ...
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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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In Google Slides, is there a workaround for downloading when PDF goes wrong?

A nightmare scenario... Presentation completed, I download my slides as PDF ready for presentation via USB. Several of the images fail to appear in the PDF. This holds true for different PDF readers ...
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How can you edit text in draw.io shapes?

I know how to label shapes in draw.io by simply clicking on the shape and then typing, but how can I go back and easily edit These Labels without first deleting and reqriting teh entire text?
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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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When using mathematical typsetting in draw.io a vertical line is added at the end of the text

Check out this example to see what I mean: https://www.draw.io/?url=https://googledrive.com/host/0B2QEO36liL4FUE5OU1RNZ3VhbG8/MathExample.xml When I look at it, three of the four equations have a ...
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How create connectors that cross other connectors properly?

Using Draw.io can you create a connector that will "jump" over another connector without simply crossing it or going around it?
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How do I change grid color in draw.io?

I would like to know how to change grid color to be visible in white background. I have tried changing background color to see grid, but I need a white background.
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Draw.io Table Background Color

How do I change the background color of one cell or one row of a table? I can only seem to change the background color of the entire table in draw.io yet shapes exist that have some of he other cells ...
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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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Edit existing shape in draw.io

Is it possible to edit an existing shape in draw.io? I'd like to use "Group" shape (mockup containers > group). However, the blue group heading is too narrow to write any longer word. I need to ...
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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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Shape tag “<shape></shape>” in draw.io. Where can I find any documentation?

Is there any place where I could find a documentation about the <shape> tag used in draw.io? I don't know nothing about it. Is it a kind of <svg> tag?
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How do I reposition draw.io swimlanes?

I originally created several swimlanes and started the workflow but need to re-arrange the order to cut out the number of connectors crossing over each other.
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Import Database schema using Draw.io

In Lucidchart there is a great beta feature called 'Automated ERD Import' where you can import all tables, columns, constraints etc from a database. This is super useful as you can quickly build ERDs ...
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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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How to link to object/position in draw.io?

How do I link an object in draw.io to other objects? For example, I want to make my text a link to the other object/text/position in the same draw.io diagram, so that clicking it would move me to ...
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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 do I enter a “Key” symbol in draw.io?

I am trying to create a drawing on draw.io describing the database architecture for a project but am unable to find the "KEY" symbol. Could someone please help me out?
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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 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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Is it possible to download draw.io to my computer?

Is it possible to download the draw.io app to my computer via their web UI? I need it for my exam and have no internet access - and I haven't found any drawing program that fits my needs like this ...
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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 do I add guidelines to draw.io?

As options guidelines can be enabled and disabled. There is no option to add guidelines neither help about it.
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Add keyboard shortcuts to draw.io to insert a given element?

Is it possible to add a new keyboard shortcut to draw.io to insert a given element? In short I want to have a faster way of inserting the General > Text element. Ideally I would like to change the ...
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How to draw a cirlce segments/arcs in draw.io

How can I draw a circle segment (pie segment) or arcs in draw.io? I only seem to be able to draw whole circles.
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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 open link in new window

I am trying to have a link in my chart that I created with draw.io open in a new window. It is currently opening in the same window.
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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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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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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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Select multiple groups with mouse drag in draw.io

When having multiple elements in draw.io, I like to group them. Then, when having multiple groups, I'd like to select them by click-dragging a selection box over them. But by doing so, every single ...
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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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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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Background grid or guidelines in draw.io?

I am sketching house floor plans. In the Diagram Format Panel there is a point size adjustment next to the grid setting, but it does not seem to do anything. Any tips?
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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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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 ...