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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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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 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 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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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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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 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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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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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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Is it possible to create a proper flowchart in draw.io?

I like draw.io’s interface and was hoping to create some proper Data Flow Diagrams (flowcharts) with this tool. Unfortunately, after playing a few minutes with the shapes available within the ...
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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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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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Connect Draw.io to Google Drive

I am trying connect Draw.io to Google Drive. I think the problem may be the browser cookies because I can connect Draw.io to Drive when I use the Incognito mode in Google Chrome. I have deleted the ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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 container to a larger width, but now the last lane is much bigger than the first two. Is there a way to automatically make all of the lanes the same size, evenly distributed ...
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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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Can I export the BPMN svg icons from draw.io?

I'd like to use some of the set of BPMN shapes in a mockup I'm creating in Photoshop. I could import the SVG set in Illustrator and then import them in Photoshop as smart objects but I don't know how ...
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Adding “U-symbol” to line between supertype and subtype

I'm creating an E-R diagram and need to put a U symbol (circled in image) on the line connecting my supertype to its subtypes. Is there a way to do this in draw.io that I'm missing?