General Tips

General tips for draw.io

How to import from LibreOffice draw
draw.io does not support any of the LibreOffice Draw save formats at this time (.odg .otg .fodg).
Sun, 16 Jul, 2017 at 9:41 PM
How to add a diagram in Microsoft Word, Excel or any other application?
There is a Microsoft Office addin, https://appsource.microsoft.com/en-us/product/office/wa200000113 , that works with Word, Excel and Powerpoint, both onlin...
Mon, 7 Oct, 2019 at 3:56 PM
What does Synchronize do?
Click Synchronize to manually merge external changes into the current file. This is useful in the desktop version, with GitHub, GitLab and Dropbox to manual...
Mon, 24 Feb, 2020 at 6:01 AM
How to add row to Lists, UML Classes and ERD Tables?
There are two types of shapes in diagrams.net where you can add new rows. ERD tables use the new extended table tools in the Arrange tab of the format pan...
Wed, 22 Jul, 2020 at 4:44 PM
How can I help the draw.io project?
We don't accept donations for draw.io, but there are a number of ways you can help to it. Tweet something nice @drawio Rate our Atlassian Plugin
Wed, 8 Nov, 2017 at 12:26 AM
How to create custom stencils in draw.io using the text editor, step by step?
You can create your own custom stencils (shapes) in draw.io by describing their geometry, connection points and styles of the components in your stencil in ...
Mon, 28 Oct, 2019 at 2:47 PM
How to add line breaks in labels (word wrapping)?
The wrapping.html example demonstrates this. To have word wrapping HTML labels must be enabled:  graph.setHtmlLabels(true); And the whiteS...
Wed, 14 Mar, 2018 at 7:06 AM
How to change colors in SVG images?
The editableCssRules style allows to specify a regular expression (without flags) that will be used to match the selector of CSS rules to allow the fill and...
Wed, 10 Oct, 2018 at 9:51 AM
How to lock or unlock elements in the diagram
The lock option is found under the edit menu (Ctrl/Cmd+L).
Wed, 13 Mar, 2019 at 8:52 AM
Work with custom links
Custom links can be used where hyperlinks and links to pages are allowed, namely on shapes and (parts of) text labels. Note: This feature is not availab...
Thu, 23 Jul, 2020 at 7:53 PM