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.

2017-08-30T12:52:05+00:00May 24th, 2017|draw.io, Tutorial|

Use draw.io on a Tablet

You are used to using diagramming software on your desktop. But sometimes you want to work on a diagram when not at your computer. Put away your keyboard and mouse - draw.io works just as well on a tablet.

2017-08-30T12:52:22+00:00May 16th, 2017|draw.io|

Use draw.io Offline

Not everyone is connected to the internet at all times. There will be times when you will want to keep working on diagrams, even when offline. No problems! draw.io works offline in all of the popular browsers.

2018-02-04T07:35:53+00:00May 11th, 2017|draw.io|

Why you need revision handling for your diagrams

Diagrams are too often hidden away on individual computers or on shared drives, and not included in the revision control process. draw.io for Confluence is different - because it is completely integrated with Confluence's version history function, changes to diagrams are tracked automatically, and you can compare and restore old versions of diagrams with ease.

2017-09-12T13:24:23+00:00April 6th, 2017|draw.io|

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.

2017-08-30T12:57:07+00:00March 23rd, 2017|draw.io, Tutorial|

Improved Import – More File Formats and Sources

In this new draw.io release, you can now import and display diagrams with the following file formats: Gliffy, VSDX, PNG (with XML), SVG, and JPEG.

2017-08-30T12:57:38+00:00March 16th, 2017|draw.io, Integrations|

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, project, and working groups need to create and publish diagrams, and they want to keep the diagrams with their related text. Diagrams help people understand complex information faster. So, your company has installed draw.io for [...]

2017-10-23T13:02:18+00:00March 13th, 2017|draw.io, Tutorial|

Diagramming in Confluence: vsdx 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.

2017-08-30T12:58:15+00:00March 9th, 2017|draw.io, Integrations, Tutorial|

GitHub Support

This new release of draw.io supports GitHub, using OAuth, which means that draw.io never will see your GitHub password. Diagrams can be opened from, saved, and exported to your repositories. Note that there is a 1MB file size limit on files stored in GitHub.   Step 1: Open draw.io To use draw.io with GitHub, go [...]

2017-08-30T12:58:31+00:00March 6th, 2017|draw.io, Integrations|

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.

2017-08-30T12:58:45+00:00March 2nd, 2017|draw.io, Tutorial|