General tips for draw.io
Ctrl+Shift+Drag on the background to move shapes:
Sun, 12 Mar, 2017 at 1:40 PM
To toggle the selection state or (de)select selected shapes, tap and hold on touch devices, Shift+Click or Ctrl+Click (Cmd+Click on Mac), or Alt+Shift+Selec...
Sun, 12 Mar, 2017 at 2:04 PM
Ctrl+Delete (Cmd+Delete on the Mac) or Shift+Delete in Toolbar to delete cells with connections:
Sun, 12 Mar, 2017 at 1:45 PM
Hold the Alt key before releasing the mouse (Alt+Drop) to ignore the highlighted drop target (group):
Sun, 12 Mar, 2017 at 1:47 PM
To automatical add numbers to labels in elements in a diagram, add the number plugin by navigating to Extras->Plugins. In the plugin dialog click "a...
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018 at 5:26 PM
To show properties (metadata) in chromeless mode, add p=props to the URL. Here is an example.
Sun, 12 Mar, 2017 at 1:52 PM
To extract all text from a diagram, use the text plugin by adding p=text to the URL, then go to Extract, Extract Text. Here is an example.
Sun, 12 Mar, 2017 at 1:55 PM
Press Ctrl+Enter to clone an entry in a list shape, start typing to change the value and press Ctrl+Enter to apply the new value. Repeat for adding more ent...
Sun, 12 Mar, 2017 at 2:00 PM
To change a single headed arrow to a double headed arrow, use the drop down boxes in the style tab of the format panel as follows: See also: How to crea...
Wed, 26 Apr, 2017 at 6:35 AM
Note: Plugins are not part of the core functionality of draw.io, they are intended as examples for developers to create additional functionality. Plugins th...
Tue, 29 Oct, 2019 at 4:17 PM