General Tips

General tips for draw.io

How to embed HTML?
Embed > HTML is used to create HTML markup for embedding in an HTML page (or a service such as Blogger). The HTML markup requires a remote script to be ...
Wed, 18 Sep, 2019 at 1:23 PM
How does Embed mode work?
If the embed=1 URL parameter is used, the client runs in embed mode and the page will send a "ready" message to the opener or parent when the pag...
Wed, 29 May, 2019 at 8:49 AM
What URL parameters are supported?
The following URL parameters are supported in draw.io (precedence in order given below): Settings open=prefix+ID: If location hash properties are not av...
Thu, 12 Sep, 2019 at 7:31 AM
How to embed an SVG representation of a image in an HTML page?
Embed > SVG is used to create SVG markup for embedding in an HTML page (or a service such as Blogger). The SVG markup does not have external dependenci...
Tue, 28 Feb, 2017 at 3:52 PM
draw.io viewer shows "Invalid License : User mismatch"
Problem All diagrams show the text (or translation of) "Invalid License : User mismatch" in the viewer on Confluence pages or JIRA issues. S...
Tue, 18 Oct, 2016 at 10:54 AM
draw.io viewer shows "Invalid License : Version mismatch"
Problem All diagrams show the text (or translation of) "Invalid License : Version mismatch" in the viewer on Confluence pages. Solution Yo...
Tue, 18 Oct, 2016 at 10:55 AM
Comparing Embed/Export Formats
Here is a comparison between HTML, SVG and image embed/export formats: HTML SVG Image Requires JavaScript Yes No No Uses System Fonts Yes Yes No ...
Wed, 14 Jun, 2017 at 8:31 AM
How to publicly publish a copy of your draw.io diagram
Note: If your diagram is stored in Google Drive, please see this article instead. You can create a URL that contains the draw.io diagram data within the...
Fri, 9 Jun, 2017 at 2:01 PM
How to select multiple shapes?
To select multiple shapes using the mouse: Shift- or Cmd+Click to add/remove a shapes to/from the selection. Shift- or Cmd+Click, drag, release the mou...
Mon, 12 Feb, 2018 at 10:03 AM
Snap to Anchor Points
To snap to anchor points, use snapToPoint=1 in the vertex or edge style (Ctrl+E)
Sun, 12 Mar, 2017 at 1:30 PM