General Tips

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What Plugins are available?
Note: Plugins are not part of the core functionality of, they are intended as examples for developers to create additional functionality. Plugins th...
Thu, 27 Jun, 2019 at 12:54 PM
How to create a connection with no arrows?
To remove all arrows from a connection, use the drop down boxes in the style tab of the format panel as follows: See also: How to create a bidirectio...
Wed, 26 Apr, 2017 at 6:34 AM
How to position labels outside of shapes?
Select the shape(s) whose you wish to alter and in the right-hand format panel select the "text" tab. Part-way down you'll find the "pos...
Mon, 30 Jul, 2018 at 10:47 AM
How to export higher resolution (higher DPI) images?
By default PNG images created are not print quality and you may require higher resolution output. Unfortunately, it's not currently possible to specifi...
Fri, 22 Sep, 2017 at 5:12 PM
How to delete an existing background image in
If you have an image set as the background image for a diagram and want to delete it, with nothing selected, in the right-hand "diagram" panel sel...
Sun, 2 Jul, 2017 at 3:20 PM
How to import from LibreOffice draw 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?
Export the diagram to you local harddrive as a PNG via File, Export as, PNG and click Download, then insert it from your local harddrive on Windows. On Mac ...
Tue, 18 Jul, 2017 at 9:09 AM
How to add row to Lists, UML Classes and ERD Tables?
To add a row below the current one, select that row and press Ctrl+Enter (Cmd+Enter on Mac). 
Wed, 17 Jan, 2018 at 3:52 PM
How can I help the project?
We don't accept donations for, 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 using the text editor, step by step?
Make sure you have the Basic stencils activated. Click More Shapes and the dialog, make sure the Basic group is active. Close the dialog and drop the 4 Poin...
Wed, 13 Dec, 2017 at 11:28 AM