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Questions tagged [draw.io]

A free online diagram drawing application.

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How do I create a pie slice shape on Draw.io?

I'd like to create or find this shape on Draw.io, a pie shape that can be adjusted, size, length, etc. I couldn't find this shape in the shapes list, so I figure this one must be created somehow, but ...
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How do I prevent a web application from lagging?

Currently, I'm using Draw.io (similar to Microsoft PowerPoint in editing tools) on Google Chrome to create my card game. However, I've added a ton of shapes, and now it's lagging. I have some other ...
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How do I prevent arrows from snapping when moving them on Draw.io?

I'm trying to create curved arrows with a custom angle/curve. I am using the "Directional Connector" from the Shapes list. It keeps connecting to the vertices of nearby shapes such as rectangles, ...
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How can I rotate multiple objects at a time on Draw.io (relative, not absolute rotation)?

Alright, so I'm creating a card game, and there's an icon and number on the top left of the card. On the bottom right, it should be mirrored so that if the card is dealt upside-down, time is not ...
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Edit a style to add images to a style?

i am using draw.io (open source) I'm wondering if it is possible to edit a style like the one shown below and replace the black line with a svg image? Simple question is it possible to edit a style ...
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Removing themes and changing the default theme

I'm trying to find what files to edit so the menu drop down only displays atlas theme and minimal theme. also would like to set one theme to default for when hosting, but can not find where to edit ...
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Can I open all container in foreground in draw.io

I am using multiple collapsible containers in draw.io. When I expand the container x, it is opening behind and obscured by the nearby container y. I can easily move container x to the foreground, ...
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Can I edit a custom library accessed through a URL?

I am using the 'clibs' parameter in the URL to load a custom library into draw.io. Doing it this way prevents me from editing my own libraries i.e. I am unable to add or remove items. If I load the ...
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Diverse fonts within a single draw.io UML entity

In the Entity Relation | Entity shape it is possible to mix in different fonts/styles within the same entity: The text style (CMD-E) is: strokeWidth=2;rounded=1;arcSize=10;whiteSpace=wrap;html=1;...
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Draw.io: How to move selected arrow object

For any object, after I select it, I can move it by dragging with the mouse click. However this is not working for a simple straight arrow object. When I try to move it, the waypoints are getting ...
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draw.io - how to snap to minor grid on arrow press

Sometimes when I move items on the grid with the arrow keys, I don't want them to move a single pixel, I would like them to move to the minor line of the grid so I can easily and quickly align items. ...
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Formatted text, code block in draw.io

I want to add JSON code snippets to my diagram in draw.io. When I use copy/paste to a text box, the indented spaces/tabs get lost. Does anyone know how to copy formatted snippets from notepad++/VS ...
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draw.io - adding row only?

Adding row to table using the table control is utterly frustrating. Only a cell is added to the table. Has anyone solved this?
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Draw.io - How do I make a button that toggles layers in the light box

When using draw.io can i create a link that will allow a button to switch a layer on and off without actually clicking on the layers area? In the below picture I want the user to be able to click on ...
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Is there a way to link to server docs from draw.io

I'm making a process manual for our company and am using draw.io to create a flow chart. I'm wondering if I can link each box on the flow chart to its associated document from our server. Can I do ...
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draw.io - Tree diagrams in draw.io no longer behaves as a tree diagram

Yes, I am answering my own question! In draw.io, I discovered it is now possible to draw tree diagramas, either with horizontal or vertical layouts. Even though they seem made out of basic shapes and ...
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Change direction of line start arrow (Draw.io)

Is it possible to alter the direction of a line start arrow. Some diagrams would benefit from this for clarity. e.g. [a]>------>[b] rather than [a]<------>[b]
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Anyone found a way to do spell check on Draw.io online or offline version?

Wondering if anyone found a way to do spell check for the online or offline version of Draw.io. Any workaround is ok other than options like Grammerly where i am bit worried about the privacy.
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Rotate text within a shape on draw.io

I have some triangles which contain text, but I want the text to always be aligned in the same orientation to the page, even when the shape itself is rotated, which means, I guess, that I need to be ...
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Line start/end space in draw.io doesn't work?

I wanted to add an spacing between the line start or end and the connected object. For example OBJECT ----> OBJECT instead of OBJECT------>OBJECT There is a feature for the line but it ...
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Converting a grouped set of primitives into a primitive

I'm trying to develop a set of symbols for our developers to choose from when creating documentation. I'm confused by the terms ('shape', 'path', 'closed path', 'symbol', 'element') so for the ...
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How to make grid spacing in draw.io a multiple of 50?

In draw.io there are three minor grid lines between major grid lines: If I draw a line between major grid points it will be 40 points long. I want to make it 50. How can I make the major grids ...
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search templates of draw.io

How can I search for templates, resources, examples of draw.io diagrams? Looks like draw.io does not has a repository for this. Also online resources are scarce.
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How to keep fonts unchanged when exporting graphics from draw.io?

I used Helvetica font for plain text and Latex equations in draw.io, with bold and italic styles. However, when exporting to file, the fonts look different and all italics become normal. I tried svg,...
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Change measurement unit in draw.io

Can I change the measurement unit of a draw.io diagram? Per default all the measurements are in pt expect the page size (in mm). I'd like to enter the shape dimensions in mm or inch instead of pt. ...
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Draw.io in Confluence: For multiple overlayed workflows button to focus on different workflows

Draw.io (Draw.io plugin v 6.3.4.1) in Confluence: I am making a diagram that shows multiple workflows, to be displayed in confluence. I would like a way, say with buttons, to help viewer focus on ...
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How to edit a box so that it's not selected when clicking inside it?

How to edit a box so that it's not selected when clicking inside it? (I can still select it by clicking its edge.)
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draw.io: How to change the size of the column in the entity relationship

I have an entity relationship table. The first entry in the first column is AAAAAAAAA but it is not shown completely, only the half of it. I tried to resize the table, but only the second column gets ...
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draw.io how do I add multiple arrows on one line?

How do I add multiple arrows on one line? Like in the pic below.
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Are draw.io diagrams publicly visible by default?

When I create a new draw.io diagram, regardless of the storage used, will it be publicly viewable?
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Where to go to see “mockup” texts in draw.io

This is my question: How to make a grid control in Draw.io?, but I don't know where to go to see "mockup" texts?....
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Closed paths/shapes in draw.io

Is it possible to create a closed path in draw.io? I would like to close a path to make an irregular shape that can then be given a fill colour? I can make a shape using a line and adding waypoints ...
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How to import a Visio format diagram into draw.io?

I've been trying to import a Visio .vsd file into the draw.io web application, without success. I've seen various online references to Visio import being supported, but no exact steps. I've tried "...
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UML implements relationship in draw.io

I am using draw.io. I can see an "extends" UML arrow. I can't see an "implements" one. This should have a dash lined and arrow at the end. Is there one?
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Draw.io align objects with respect to each other

I'm trying to find the functionality to align objects against each other in draw.io. According to the documentation, and based on the directions in How to align objects in draw.io? it should just be ...
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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 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 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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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 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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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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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 recreating the entire text?
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How to create connectors that cross other connectors properly? [duplicate]

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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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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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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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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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 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.