The format panel – learn how to use it to your advantage

The saying goes that it's what's on the inside that counts.  That's certainly true for draw.io.  Our diagramming tool packs a punch when it comes to ease-of-use, functionality, and security.  But being a tool that houses all of these great features doesn't mean the result, namely your diagram, has to be bland or run-of-the-mill.  [...]

By |2020-11-26T11:23:51+01:00November 26th, 2020|Categories: customization, draw.io|Tags: , , , , , |

5 of my favorite draw.io features: A designer’s insight

Julie Andrews once sang about her favorite things, and today, one of our team's designers, Diana Schweitzer, would like to do the same thing.  Well, ok, perhaps not in a song, but she would like to share a few of her most used features to add efficiency to her everyday tasks.  You might not [...]

By |2020-07-21T11:17:34+02:00June 4th, 2020|Categories: use cases|Tags: , , , , |

New draw.io features since Atlassian Summit 2019

Since the Atlassian Summit in April, 2019, we've added some useful features, including view filtering in Confluence, as well as rulers, guidelines and measurements. AWS and GCP shape libraries also contain this year's icon updates from Amazon and Google.

By |2020-10-27T23:17:58+01:00October 18th, 2019|Categories: news|Tags: , , , , , , , |

What makes a good collaborative diagramming tool?

What things are important to consider when evaluating collaborative diagramming tools? See what aspects you should look at when picking a tool for your organization.

By |2020-04-17T09:05:26+02:00August 31st, 2017|Categories: feature, news|Tags: , |

Use draw.io Offline

Not everyone is connected to the internet at all times. There will be times when you will want to keep working on diagrams, even when offline. No problems! draw.io works offline in all of the popular browsers.

By |2017-05-11T17:07:07+02:00May 11th, 2017|Categories: feature|Tags: , |

Improved Import – More File Formats and Sources

In this new draw.io release, you can now import and display diagrams with the following file formats: Gliffy, VSDX, PNG (with XML), SVG, and JPEG.

By |2017-03-16T17:48:28+01:00March 16th, 2017|Categories: integration|Tags: , |

GitHub Support

This new release of draw.io supports GitHub, using OAuth, which means that draw.io never will see your GitHub password. Diagrams can be opened from, saved, and exported to your repositories. Note that there is a 1MB file size limit on files stored in GitHub. Step 1: Open draw.io To use draw.io with GitHub, go to the [...]

By |2020-04-17T09:53:43+02:00March 6th, 2017|Categories: integration|Tags: , |

Publish Link and Embed HTML

Draw.io has added support for publishing diagrams as standalone webpages and to embed them using in an existing webpage. This makes it easy to share diagrams with friends and with colleagues if you are not using draw.io within Confluence.

By |2020-04-17T09:54:22+02:00March 2nd, 2017|Categories: feature|Tags: , , |

draw.io for Confluence: Multi-Page Diagrams

Confluence diagrams with multiple pages Have you ever faced the challenge where you must put an enormous amount of information in one single diagram? That is not a problem when using draw.io for Confluence, as the grid is highly scalable, and diagrams can contain hundreds or even thousands of objects. But a diagram must also be [...]

By |2020-04-17T10:11:36+02:00November 16th, 2016|Categories: feature|Tags: , , , |