General Tips

General tips for draw.io

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
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 ...
Sat, 2 Feb, 2019 at 9:26 AM
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, 6 Feb, 2019 at 4:51 PM
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...
Fri, 1 Mar, 2019 at 9:00 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