FAQ

Add images to your diagram
JPEG, PNG, and SVG images can all be inserted into the diagram editor at diagrams.net with drag and drop or via the menu. Image files in diagrams work in t...
Tue, 12 Jan, 2021 at 4:59 PM
Add text labels to shapes and connectors
Labels on shapes make it easier to understand a diagram quickly. For some diagrams, such as entity relation or UML diagrams, these labels are essential. D...
Tue, 12 Jan, 2021 at 4:53 PM
Change the page size and orientation
By default, diagrams.net uses an A4 paper size in a portrait orientation. You can change the paper size and the orientation via the Format panel or the menu...
Tue, 12 Jan, 2021 at 6:13 PM
Change the editor interface and menu language
By default, diagrams.net will use the language that your browser is using. You can override this by changing the interface and menu language to another. Se...
Tue, 12 Jan, 2021 at 7:55 PM
Rename, copy and move diagram files on Google Drive
You can rename, copy and move your diagram files that are stored in Google Drive using the the File menu in the diagrams.net editor. Rename a diagram file ...
Tue, 19 Jan, 2021 at 8:16 PM
Customise the connection points on a shape
When you hover over a shape that isn't selected, the connection points (or anchor points) are shown as small crosses. You can use the connection po...
Fri, 29 Jan, 2021 at 3:48 PM
Move around a diagram on the drawing canvas
There are many different ways to explore your diagram and navigate around the drawing canvas. Try them out and use the ones that feel most natural to you. ...
Fri, 29 Jan, 2021 at 5:23 PM
Create a new diagram in a Google Drive folder
You can create a new diagram file from any folder in your Google Drive. Navigate to the folder in which you want to store your diagram file in Google Driv...
Fri, 29 Jan, 2021 at 6:19 PM
Group and ungroup shapes and connectors
You can group related shapes and connectors, and then work with them as if they were a single shape on the drawing canvas. Select the shapes and connector...
Fri, 29 Jan, 2021 at 7:35 PM
Work with revisions of diagrams stored in Google Drive
Google Drive supports version control, where changes to your files are automatically saved as a different version. This includes .drawio diagrams that are c...
Wed, 24 Feb, 2021 at 7:39 PM