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 picture below. enter image description here

  • Basically, I just want to add text above the rectangles.
    – LoXatoR
    Nov 22 '14 at 12:51

You can simply put a text stencil (the 4th stencil in the "General" group) where you need the additional text. No need to paste from anywhere.


So I found a workaround if anybody ever stumbles across this topic. You basically write the word in a text editor and paste it in draw.io.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.