Flowcharts in draw.io – how to go with the flow

Creating flowcharts in draw.io is easy and efficient, and everyone loves a good flowchart because they are versatile.  They can be used to display the simplest of processes, like trying to decide if you need to buy new socks or not, all the way to complex computer processes.  And honestly, who doesn't need new [...]

By |2020-09-25T11:55:16+02:00September 25th, 2020|Categories: feature, learning|Tags: , , , , |

Simplify diagram navigation in draw.io

The summer has been very hot over here at draw.io and that means making our lives as simple as possible - including how we're diagramming.  What better way to beat the heat than to share our tips on how to simplify diagram navigation in draw.io?  That way, you can get back to enjoying a [...]

By |2020-08-11T22:54:57+02:00August 12th, 2020|Categories: learning|Tags: , , |

Waypoints in draw.io: Building a path for your connectors

Getting from A to B: Waypoints in draw.io Connectors play a pivotal role in creating the relationships between your shapes.  Without them, they're just random shapes on your canvas.  But it's not enough just to have connectors.  Especially in more complex diagrams, which may contain many intersecting connectors, you have to have a way [...]

By |2020-08-05T23:27:13+02:00August 5th, 2020|Categories: draw.io, learning|Tags: , , , |

Increase productivity with mind maps in draw.io

draw.io's Jack-of-all-Trades: Mind maps Do you remember that one kid in school that was good at everything? That's mind mapping for you.  From the visualization of your project tasks for the week to learning vocabulary for a test, mind maps are versatile and easy to create in draw.io.  This is of course very useful [...]

By |2020-10-08T07:02:25+02:00June 10th, 2020|Categories: learning|Tags: , , , , , |

Folding and moving trees in draw.io

With spring drawing to a close in most places around the world, it might be a great time to talk about trees.  Just like in nature, there are many kinds of trees that you can create.  Folding and moving trees in draw.io is easy and  I promise there is no origami involved in this [...]

By |2020-05-24T08:28:14+02:00May 20th, 2020|Categories: feature, learning|Tags: , , , , |

Learning draw.io part 4: Interactive Tutorials

Learn draw.io within draw.io In our final installment of our learning series, we're going to showcase our interactive tutorials.  What sets them apart from regular tutorials is that you will learn to create a diagram, within the diagram creation process itself.  Many times, learning a new skill or software requires you to have several [...]

By |2020-04-21T21:28:19+02:00April 22nd, 2020|Categories: learning|Tags: , , |

Learning draw.io part 3: Shortcuts

Keyboard Shortcuts - Keystrokes for smart folks! One of the things that our draw.io friends love the most about draw.io is how efficient it is to use.  Now imagine that you can make things even more efficient.  Too good to be true? Not with draw.io. Get things done faster with keyboard shortcuts for your [...]

By |2020-05-27T13:17:37+02:00April 15th, 2020|Categories: learning|Tags: , , , |

Learning draw.io part 2: Step-By-Step Guides

Learn draw.io step-by-step with our guides Last week, we talked to you about our video tutorials to help you get your feet wet with draw.io.  This week, we're diving deeper into draw.io and looking at our step-by-step guides designed to give you hands-on training. These guides are a great place to really get comfortable [...]

By |2020-07-29T12:02:14+02:00April 8th, 2020|Categories: feature, learning|Tags: , , |

Learning draw.io part 1: Video Tutorials

April is a great month to kick off your draw.io learning With the way things are in the world right now, many of us are at home and perhaps have exhausted all the options we've had in terms of entertainment.  There is no better time, therefore, to learn something new! If you ever wanted [...]

By |2020-04-07T10:01:11+02:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: feature, learning|Tags: , , , , |

Diagramming in the fast lane with draw.io

The layout function in draw.io What exactly is the layout function and why would you want to use it? The real question is why wouldn't you?  You all already know that working with draw.io is easy and efficient but our layout function gives you the means to fly through your diagramming.  With a few [...]

By |2020-04-08T13:04:43+02:00March 26th, 2020|Categories: feature, learning|Tags: , , |