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 |2020-06-16T22:05:46+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: , , |

Using draw.io diagrams in Jira Cloud

Diagrams help you visually plan, debug problems and explain solutions quickly and clearly. This is why it makes sense to be able to attach and display them in your Jira Cloud issues. Here are some situations where diagrams help you understand the information quickly. Existing infrastructure diagrams on a network upgrade or troubleshooting issue. [...]

By |2020-04-21T10:09:23+02:00February 18th, 2020|Categories: learning|Tags: , |

Taming workflow diagrams by linking to another page within draw.io

Sometimes creating a diagram for your workflows can result in something much larger than you anticipated.  You may have many details that get lost in the jungle of shapes.  Did you know you can tame your content by working across multiple pages within draw.io?  This means you can click a shape within your main [...]

By |2020-04-08T14:07:56+02:00February 5th, 2020|Categories: feature, learning|Tags: , |

Linking content in draw.io diagrams

Many of you have been asking which options are available in order to link content to shapes within your draw.io diagrams in Confluence. The answer is: There are quite a few!  Using this simple yet effective feature will help you extend what is already possible with draw.io. This post covers both the Cloud and [...]

By |2020-04-09T08:15:23+02:00December 13th, 2019|Categories: feature, learning|Tags: , |