A free online diagram drawing application for workflow, BPM, org charts, UML, ER, network diagrams.

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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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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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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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How can I wrap text in a text box in draw.io?

I have a text box, and when I enter text it flows as one long line. How can I make it wrap? There is a video on YouTube, but it is not clear what the text to enter is.
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In draw.io, is there a way to automatically position a swimlane or process diagram?

I've drawn a workflow/process diagram in draw.io, but each time I make small changes I have to move everything else around. Is there anything that automatically re-positions the diagram when I make ...
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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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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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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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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 Diagramly

Is there a way to include a hyperlink from the text in one of the Diagramly objects? This would help to link from the diagram to relevant Confluence pages.
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Setting default shape menus in draw.io

Is there a way to set the shape menus I want in draw.io? When starting a new drawing I always have to go through the process of closing the ones I don't need and opening the ones I do. I would like to ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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 - 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?
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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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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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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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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

I'm trying to replicate a Data Flow Diagram. I'm using the oval basic shape but their are not enough fix points. Is it possible to add more.
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Draw.io: Hangs on save (sometimes) and progress is lost [closed]

Sometimes when I save, it hangs. Data is lost, without any way to recover (I've tried to 'save as' during the hang). I am on Chrome 24.0.1312.57 on Mac OS X 10.8.2. I hope the following bit from ...
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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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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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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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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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text box direction in draw.io

Using draw.io. I have text box with default text direction horizontal. I am trying change the text direction to vertical or trying to rotate the text box 90 degree. I don't find any option do that. ...
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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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draw.io XML not showing devices [closed]

I created a network diagram back when the site was under http://www.diagram.ly/. When I upload my XML to make modifications, all the linked devices are missing. Are the server pictures gone?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?
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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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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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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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Draw.io thumbnail not working as expected

For some reason, even though my scroll bars are as far left and up as they'll go, the thumbnail in my draw.io flowchart shows that I still have space to the top and left that's unusued - this makes my ...