Category Archives: Tutorial

08 Jun

Create a Container Shape in draw.io

Any shape in draw.io can be turned into a container – a shape containing several other shapes. Containers are useful for indicating groups of steps or sub-processes in a flow chart, collections of data, or groups within a hierarchy.

01 Jun

Organization Charts and Mind Maps in draw.io

It is now much easier to add shapes and manipulate tree diagrams in draw.io. You can quickly build mindmaps, organization charts and mindmaps with special keyboard shortcuts and other useful features.

24 May

Floating and Fixed Connections in draw.io

Sometimes you don’t want to connect to any particular connection point, but to the edge of a shape. And perhaps you want one end of a connector to move and the other to stay in one position. There are two types of connections, indicated with blue and green frames in draw.io.

23 Mar

Google Docs Add-on Now Supports High-Resolution Images

Are you tired of seeing low-resolution draw.io diagrams when you print from Google Docs? This is no longer a problem!
Support for high resolution images has been added to the Google Docs Add-on, which allows you to embed draw.io diagrams directly in your documents.

13 Mar

Getting Started with draw.io for Confluence

Diagramming is one of the most popular type of add-on for Confluence. It’s easy to see why: so many departments,

09 Mar

Diagramming in Confluence: Visio Import for draw.io

In the last few weeks, the Visio import feature of draw.io has been intensively expanded, and a number of customer requests for this feature have been added to the development queue. You can see all the new features in the most recent release, available now.

02 Mar

Publish Link and Embed HTML

Draw.io has added support for publishing diagrams as standalone webpages and to embed them using in an existing webpage. This makes it easy to share diagrams with friends and with colleagues if you are not using draw.io within Confluence.

27 Feb

4 Ways to Connect Shapes

If you draw additional lines between shapes in a diagram, they won’t move with your shapes when you move them around the drawing area. By using actual connectors (not lines), your diagram becomes much more flexible and easy to work with. There are four different ways you can create connectors between shapes and quickly extend your diagrams in draw.io.

09 Feb

How To Make Infographics in draw.io

As the world is becoming more visual and time poor, infographics have become extremely popular. Infographics capture the attention effectively,

06 Feb

Share Diagrams With Public Google Files

Sharing diagrams with friends and colleagues who do not have Google Drive accounts is now easy. Simply share your diagram, allowing everyone on the internet to find and view it, and create a publicly accessible link that you can send to them.