FAQ

Select a storage location for your diagram files
diagrams.net can use a number of different locations to store your diagram files, including your local device and several cloud storage locations: Google Dr...
Tue, 29 Sep, 2020 at 2:47 PM
Create a new diagram using diagrams.net
diagrams.net is a free online diagramming tool that supports a wide range of diagrams with its extensive shape libraries. Create flow charts, UML diagrams, ...
Tue, 29 Sep, 2020 at 3:27 PM
Insert a template into an existing diagram
Templates give you a starting point when you create a new diagram. If you have an existing diagram, you can also add one of the diagrams.net templates to it...
Fri, 25 Sep, 2020 at 7:22 PM
Constrain proportions when resizing shapes
To maintain the ratio of the height and width whenever you resize a shape, enable the constrain proportions option. While Constrain Proportions is enab...
Fri, 20 Nov, 2020 at 7:57 PM
Close the footer at app.diagrams.net
The advertising footer displayed at the bottom of the free app.diagrams.net editor online does not contain any tracking code. It will usually direct you to ...
Tue, 15 Sep, 2020 at 1:19 AM
Import a diagram into an existing diagram
You can import a diagram file into an existing diagram. Store related diagrams together in one diagram file. For more complex diagrams, multiple pages in ...
Sun, 22 Nov, 2020 at 1:28 PM
Use the scratchpad in diagrams.net
The scratchpad is your personal shape library where you can add the styled shapes or groups of shapes that you use the most often. You can drag a shape/grou...
Wed, 16 Dec, 2020 at 6:27 PM
Generate code to embed a diagram in a webpage
Selecting File -> Embed brings up the following sub-menu.   You can easily save your diagram as an image or a SVG file, which you can embed in ...
Thu, 10 Sep, 2020 at 3:10 PM
Move shapes and connectors from one layer to another
Use layers to add structure to your diagrams and make them interactive. Click View > Layers or press Ctrl+Shift+L / Cmd+Shift+L to display or hide the ...
Thu, 17 Dec, 2020 at 9:16 PM
Run diagrams.net offline
diagrams.net is a versatile application that can be used offline in a number of ways - as a stand-alone desktop application, as a progressive web applicatio...
Tue, 29 Sep, 2020 at 7:20 PM