Need a quick org chart?

In the advanced library of draw.io, there are 4 auto-layout containers at the end of the library. There are vertical/horizontal tree/flow layout. When you connect shapes within these containers they are automatically laid out. Ideal if you want to create a quick org chart. Vertical tree layout container animation

2016-08-03T23:42:57+02:00August 3rd, 2016|feature|

Organization Charts and Mind Maps in draw.io

It is now much easier to add shapes and manipulate tree diagrams in draw.io. You can quickly build mindmaps, organization charts and mindmaps with special keyboard shortcuts and other useful features.

2020-04-17T09:30:54+02:00June 1st, 2017|feature, learning|

Increase productivity with Gantt charts in draw.io

Ahhh multitasking, the sometime red-headed step-child of productivity and efficiency.  There are many die-hard fans of being able to juggle multiple tasks at once, but some say, multitasking is the ultimate productivity killer.  We're not here to give you life advice, just tips on diagramming so naturally at draw.io we have a way to [...]

2020-06-17T15:41:21+02:00June 17th, 2020|Productivity|

Onboarding with draw.io in HR part 3: Orientation

By now, you've taken a look at how visualization in onboarding can help streamline many of the processes involved in hiring.  The job application-to-onboarding process is a lot like dating.  There is a whole series of socially acceptable steps that go into taking one date into a full-blown relationship.  In last week's post, we [...]

2020-05-15T17:41:22+02:00May 13th, 2020|onboarding, use cases|

AdNovum Informatik AG: A Gliffy Mass Importer Case Study

What better way to show you the advantages of making the switch from Gliffy to draw.io than to give you insight into our customer’s journey. Back in 2017, we had the opportunity to show AdNovum Informatik AG how to make diagramming work for them with draw.io AdNovum Informatik AG is a software development and IT security [...]

2020-04-08T13:13:23+02:00March 12th, 2020|gliffy migration, use cases|

Interactive diagrams with custom links and actions

With draw.io you can use custom links, similar to hotspots that perform actions, which can be used toggle the display of groups of shapes on or off, or perform other useful actions.

2020-04-09T14:02:49+02:00June 29th, 2018|feature, learning|

draw.io is now available as a Trello Power-Up!

draw.io is now a Trello Power-Up! Just like how diagramming can be used in a huge range of situations, Trello is a powerful and flexible tool that can be used for any and all types of projects, from marketing, HR and sales, through to software development and technical documentation. The world is becoming increasingly [...]

2020-04-17T08:50:56+02:00November 27th, 2017|integration|

draw.io Training – Exercise 8: Add links and tooltips

You can add links so that when a viewer clicks on a shape or a line of text in your diagram, they can be taken directly to another page or diagram. And you can add tooltips, so when a viewer hovers their mouse over a section of the diagram, they will be shown additional information in a tooltip.

2020-04-08T10:16:33+02:00August 10th, 2017|learning|