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Automatically create draw.io diagrams from CSV files

draw.io makes it easy to convert CSV data into diagrams automatically. Use this to automatically draw organization charts, get a visual overview of tasks and projects, or model any data that is stored in a CSV table.

2018-06-13T10:41:17+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|draw.io, Tutorial|

How to quickly remove sensitive information from draw.io diagrams

Do you want to share the layout of a draw.io diagram but not the text, metadata or links it contains? It's easy when you use the anonymize plugin for draw.io - just one click, and draw.io replaces all text and labels within the diagram with random characters, and removes both metadata and links from all shapes, connectors and text elements.

2018-02-05T20:06:25+00:00 February 8th, 2018|draw.io, Tutorial|

Use draw.io to mockup your mobile apps

You wouldn't just start coding your mobile app without creating a few diagram mockups first.  And draw.io makes this easy! With a huge library of shapes for various devices and interfaces, you can create your app mockups with just a few clicks.

2018-01-31T18:15:36+00:00 December 29th, 2017|draw.io, Tutorial|

Customizing the draw.io interface in Confluence Server

You can make diagramming faster and easier by customizing the draw.io interface in Confluence server instances. Do your diagrams need to match your corporate style? Are you sick of having to constantly set specific fonts or add colors to the palette each time you create a new diagram? Do you want to make a [...]

2017-12-15T08:15:28+00:00 December 8th, 2017|draw.io, Tutorial, Videos|

Using anchors within draw.io in Confluence

If you are using Confluence, I'm sure you have extremely long pages, somewhere within your intranet.  Anchors can make a long page more readable. You don't want to have to scroll through the whole page to get an overview from the many headings. Use draw.io to spice up a long Confluence page and capture the attention of your users.

2017-11-07T12:01:37+00:00 November 9th, 2017|draw.io, Tutorial, Videos|

draw.io Training – Exercise 10: Export and import

If you are using a platform or creating a document that can't embed a draw.io diagram, you'll want to export it as an image. Importing is just as important, especially if you want to move your diagrams from another diagramming tool into draw.io to take advantage of its rich features.

2017-10-27T10:37:44+00:00 August 17th, 2017|draw.io, Tutorial|

draw.io Training – Exercise 9: Create your own custom library

Custom libraries make working with your own graphics and icons a breeze. You can quickly and easily import your own libraries and use your custom shapes. Alternatively, you can create a custom library from an existing diagram, as you will learn how to do in this exercise.

2017-10-27T10:50:41+00:00 August 14th, 2017|draw.io, Tutorial|

draw.io Training – Exercise 8: Add links and tooltips

You can add links so that when a viewer clicks on a shape or a line of text in your diagram, they can be taken directly to another page or diagram. And you can add tooltips, so when a viewer hovers their mouse over a section of the diagram, they will be shown additional information in a tooltip.

2017-10-27T11:00:50+00:00 August 10th, 2017|draw.io, Tutorial|

draw.io Training – Exercise 7: Create a diagram with layers and images

Building your diagram by using layers allows you a lot more flexibility - you can switch between different views of your diagram, group related elements and protect them from being modified when you work in a different layer. In this exercise, you'll create a diagram in a top layer, following an image 'template' that you paste into the background layer.

2017-11-01T13:02:42+00:00 August 7th, 2017|draw.io, Tutorial|

draw.io Training – Exercise 6: Work with the symbol library

You're ready to start creating more complex diagrams! You should be comfortable inserting and formatting shapes, drawing connectors and inserting text. Plus in the last exercise, you used some more advanced formatting to create your tree. In this exercise, you will create a flow chart, with a very important theme - drinking coffee!

2017-11-01T13:09:00+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|draw.io, Tutorial|