A draw.io success story – Marcel Grossert, a solution architect

 Marcel Grossert started his career as an Enterprise Architect, but today, in his role as a certified "Professional Cloud Architect" (AWS, GCP), he mainly provides consulting services to international pharmaceutical companies. Marcel has been working in the software sector for almost 30 years and has gained valuable knowledge during this time (have a look [...]

Create mermaid diagrams in draw.io for Confluence Cloud

We here at draw.io enjoy a good musical as much as the next person, but this post isn't going to be about that kind of mermaid (sorry, Ariel).  Enter mermaid syntax!  Mermaid syntax is a Markdown-inspired syntax that enables you to automatically generate diagrams in draw.io.  So if you are used to working in a [...]

By |2020-05-28T10:22:11+02:00May 28th, 2020|Categories: feature, integration|Tags: , , , |

Customise default shape libraries, templates and plugins in draw.io for Confluence Cloud

As an administrator, you can customise draw.io in Confluence Cloud to make it easier and faster for your users to create diagrams by making custom shape libraries, templates, and plugins available by default. You can also customise default colours, style palettes, fonts and even the draw.io UI in Confluence Cloud. Directly go [...]

By |2020-05-25T10:19:41+02:00January 23rd, 2020|Categories: customization|Tags: , , |

Customise default colours, fonts, styles and the draw.io UI in Confluence Cloud

As an administrator, you can customise draw.io in Confluence Cloud to make it easier and faster for your users to create diagrams following your company’s particular style by setting default colours, style palettes, and fonts. You can even make the draw.io interface fit your customised Confluence Cloud interface. Custom colour [...]

By |2020-04-09T07:15:43+02:00January 20th, 2020|Categories: customization|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: , |

Leverage your draw.io user experience with custom templates

When you want to create diagrams with draw.io, you have the option of choosing from a wide variety of built-in templates for all kinds of use cases. Sooner or later you will want to adapt these templates or even create your own diagrams from scratch that you might like to share with your colleagues [...]

By |2020-04-09T08:24:01+02:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: customization|Tags: , , |

Comment on draw.io diagrams in Confluence Cloud

One of the most heavily used features in Confluence is the ability to comment on content, and now you can comment on draw.io diagrams in Confluence Cloud!

By |2020-04-09T09:14:31+02:00April 2nd, 2019|Categories: feature|Tags: , |