Shape styles in draw.io

By editing key:value pairs in draw.io (Edit > Edit Style, Cmd or Ctrl+E), you gain complete control over how your shapes and connectors appear in your diagrams. There are hundreds of key:value pairs that can be customized - open these sample diagrams in draw.io to see what is possible.

2019-02-11T13:10:55+00:00February 11th, 2019|draw.io, Tutorial|

2018 is nearly at an end – have a lovely holiday season!

We've had a fantastic 2018! We've released plenty of useful new features and updates, and had fun meeting all of you at the various events we attended this year. We'd like to say a heart-felt thank you to all of our partners and customers, especially everyone who has given us feedback throughout the year, [...]

2018-12-27T09:32:44+00:00December 14th, 2018|draw.io|

What do you think about draw.io?

We want to make draw.io better for you! Help us focus our development on the features that you use or would like to see - please fill in the feedback form in this post.

2018-12-07T16:47:18+00:00December 7th, 2018|draw.io|

New 2018 AWS icons

draw.io now supports the latest (November 2018) set of AWS icons. You can draw out your AWS architectures for free using draw.io.

2018-12-03T10:55:11+00:00November 27th, 2018|draw.io, Tutorial|

Use PlantUML in draw.io

PlantUML lets you specify your UML diagrams in a text format, which is quite a handy shortcut for programmers. draw.io allows you to insert PlantUML and Graphviz DOT code and automatically adds the diagram image to the drawing area.

2018-11-12T14:38:31+00:00November 22nd, 2018|draw.io, Tutorial|

Use draw.io diagrams in Google Docs

Diagrams are powerful - they make text easier to understand and make your documents look professional. Companies and individuals are increasingly switching to Google's free cloud-based office software and file storage platform. With the free draw.io add-ons for Google Docs and Slides, you can quickly and easily add your draw.io diagrams as images to your documents and presentations.

2018-11-09T15:09:00+00:00November 9th, 2018|draw.io, Tutorial|

UML diagrams – which diagram to use and why

The Unified Modeling Language (UML) is a diagramming notation (language) that lets you visualize systems and software. Here is how to use the 14 different types of diagram and create them in draw.io.

2018-10-26T12:26:30+00:00October 26th, 2018|draw.io|

Change a shape’s properties quickly and easily in draw.io

Create mockups faster with draw.io by editing a complex shape's properties. The new Properties panel lets you customise every aspect of your shapes, quickly and easily.

2018-10-19T12:02:43+00:00October 19th, 2018|draw.io|

Connector styles and animations in draw.io

Lines, connectors, arrows, transitions - these are the glue that hold diagrams together. Styling your connectors will help make your diagrams more readable, and that's easy to do in draw.io!

2018-10-08T17:01:54+00:00October 8th, 2018|draw.io, Tutorial|