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How to add/remove waypoints?
To add a waypoint, use the context menu, drag anywhere on the (connector) edge if the edge is connected, or drag a blue handle if the edge is selected. As ...
Mon, 28 Oct, 2019 at 11:57 AM
How to import a diagram into Google Drive?
There are two ways to import a diagram into Google Drive: Create a new diagram in Google Drive and import the file using File, Import or drag and dro...
Tue, 18 Oct, 2016 at 9:12 AM
How to autosize cells?
Select the cells and click Autosize (Ctrl+Shift+Z) in the Arrange menu or the Autosize button in the Format Panel (Ctrl+Shift+P):
Tue, 18 Oct, 2016 at 9:16 AM
How to use super-/subscript in
Start editing an editable text label, and the superscript and subscript options will appear in the "Text" format panel to the right: ...
Mon, 14 Aug, 2017 at 10:05 AM
How to change the background colour in
In the menu select File->Page Setup:     Then click on the color square displayed to the right of "Background" to bring up the color ...
Thu, 27 Apr, 2017 at 3:18 PM
How to replace an existing shape?
To replace a single shape, drag it from the sidebar to the replace shape icon as follows:   To replace multiple shapes, select the cells in the diag...
Wed, 18 Jan, 2017 at 1:46 PM
How to make a Google Drive diagram public?
To make a diagram public in Google Drive, make its parent folder public. (The URL of the diagram will then be used under "Public URL of the ...
Tue, 18 Oct, 2016 at 9:50 AM
How to create and edit shapes? offers pre-built shapes, and lets you use your own raster and SVG images. This provides you with a lot of flexibility, but this approach doesn'...
Mon, 28 Oct, 2019 at 3:33 PM
How do I copy and paste style between shapes?
When a shape is selected, there are options to copy and paste shape styles in the Format Panel. Select the shape you wish to copy, copy the style, then se...
Tue, 20 Feb, 2018 at 7:23 AM
Embed HTML
Use File > Embed > HTML to generate HTML markup that you can then embed in a HTML page (or a service such as a blogging platform). The HTML markup re...
Fri, 1 May, 2020 at 6:39 PM