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Well, convert that .svg into a .wmf file. I used InkScape and UniConverter. More info: Google Docs Official Blog Post: Import WMF files into Google drawings


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I will assume you're not using Chrome, which is why my answer is relevant. Check out this article on copy/pasting in Google Drive documents: When working in Chrome, you can use the right-click menu to copy and paste content (or select "Copy" or "Paste" from the Edit menu in the toolbar). When using the right-click-context menu in Drive, the stuff you ...


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From the File menu choose Publish to web..., then click the Start publishing button. Click OK to confirm and you will get an img tag to use.


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Google has added this feature since this question was asked. It now supports elbow connectors: https://support.google.com/docs/answer/1091024 https://support.google.com/docs/answer/1696521


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Yes, it's possible, select the mask (not the image), grab the little dot on a stalk and drag it round half a circle:


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There is no way to do this automatically. The best way to do this would be to zoom to a level that allows you to quickly resize the canvas appropriately. Go to View > Select zoom size (in or out or %) > use the drag-able corner in the bottom right of the canvas to resize the canvas.


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You can upload your SVG file to http://openclipart.org and then there is an automatic conversion to WMF / EMF on the clipart page.


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I found that converting my drawing to a WMF allowed it to be converted into a Google Doc. I had to export my ODF as a WMF. Then after uploading it to my Google Drive, I could right-click and open it as a Google Drawing. There were some problems where my original drawing used a gradient fill and the conversion turned the gradient fill into a collection of ...


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As far as I can tell it's not possible. Any text in a drawing object is inaccessible from a script, and this is the only way to perform a mail merge. I can't find any other way to rotate text in a Google doc. There is a question on Stack overflow relating to this, and an open issue with Google. The response from the Google devs seems to be that it ...


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Short Answer Google Drawings doesn't have a ruler but it has "alignment, snap to grid and auto distribution" (see [2]) features. Alignment and distribution guides are automatically shown when the user moves one of the objects near to other objects that could used as reference to calculate the guides measures. Remarks As far as I know it's not documented ...


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There are three ways to insert text in Google Drawings. Insert a text box Add text within shapes Add Word Art From example References How to use text in drawings - Docs Editors Help


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Google drawings are "single page", like a canvas. You can insert drawings in documents, sheets, slides, Google Sites pages and web pages. References Paint and create charts and diagrams with Google Drawings - Docs editors Help


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You could use Shift to select several objects and move them together. To maintain this association, group those objects, then be sure to select the group, not individual objects. To be sure that you are selecting the group, instead of individual objects, Click outside of the group, to cancel the active selection. Click over one line or shape object, but ...


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Google moved the editing capabilities from the Drive app to Docs, Sheets and Slides apps. As there isn't a Drawing app there is no real-time time for Drawings in iOS. On the other hand, the new versions require iOS 7. To see the last changes, close the drawing, refresh Google Drive and open the drawing again. References from the Drive and Docs Help View ...


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In the "Add-ons" menu within Google Docs there is now an option to open a Lucidchart account. This gives you the ability to embed editable flow charts into your Google document. Lucidchart has a free mode which seems sufficient for most flowcharting purposes.


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There is no automatic way to create a right-angled line. The best way to do this would be to: Create 2 intersecting lines. I think you mention this in your 1st bullet. One way to make sure that the lines are perpendicular to each other is to hold the Shift key down while dragging out the line. This will automatically "snap" it to a preset angle (0, 45, 90 ...


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Size of Document With the following stand-a-lone script you can retrieve the size of a non Google Document type (the rest is zero by size): function doGet() { // create app and grid var app = UiApp.createApplication(); var grid = app.createGrid(4,2); // set labels for first column grid.setWidget(0, 0, app.createLabel("Add document key: ") ...


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I don't see any direct way to do this but here's a suggestion for a hack that might work. Create an image that matches the output resolution you need; even simple image editors like ms paint will allow you to do this. Import this image to your drawing and align it with the top left corner of the drawing. Then click on the background and drag on the handle ...


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Right click on the drawing and select Background. On the menu that pops-up select the Custom option. On the dialog box that pops open choose the color and the transparency using the sliders on the right.


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I found it. It's in the Insert menu: Google should update their help page.


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I use HappyLad Image Mapper. See http://www.indiepages.com/diyhtml/download/ It's not an online thing, but it does generate the mapping which you can insert into a page. And it's free.


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This is currently not available and unless Google will decide to implement, there is nothing we can do about it at the moment.



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