FAQ

Open an existing diagram file in diagrams.net
From within the diagrams.net editor, select File > Open From, and then select the location where you diagram file is saved. It may be on cloud storage p...
Fri, 26 Feb, 2021 at 7:20 PM
Set global diagram options in the format panel
If you have nothing selected, in the format panel on the right you'll see two tabs with options that apply to the entire diagram and the drawing canvas...
Thu, 11 Mar, 2021 at 6:43 PM
Add and resolve comments on diagrams in Google Drive
You can add comments to diagrams, reply to and resolve comments on files stored in Google Drive, as well as comments on draw.io diagrams attached to pages i...
Fri, 19 Mar, 2021 at 7:36 PM
Work with connectors
Connectors are lines that connect your shapes. They can also have arrows or other symbols at one or both ends. There are two types of connectors in diagram...
Tue, 30 Mar, 2021 at 3:24 PM
Resize and rotate shapes
All shapes can be resized by dragging the round blue grab handles on their perimeter, or by entering an exact size in the Arrange tab of the format panel. ...
Wed, 31 Mar, 2021 at 4:21 PM
Change the style of shapes
Customise how a shape or groups of on the drawing canvas look using the Style and Text tabs of the format panel on the right. The diagrams.net editor will a...
Fri, 16 Apr, 2021 at 5:20 PM
How is draw.io licensed?
If you are using draw.io online (hosted by us), this EULA applies. If you are using draw.io for Confluence Server or JIRA Server this EULA applies.
Wed, 6 Jan, 2021 at 4:33 PM
How to use Insert Functions?
The toolbar is located immediately below the menu bar, and contains a variety of useful functions.  These functions can all be accessed in other ways, but a...
Mon, 16 Oct, 2017 at 10:19 AM
How to use Arrange Functions?
Let us start by looking at the ways in which you can quickly build up collections of diagram elements.  A number of commonly used arrangements are availab...
Mon, 16 Oct, 2017 at 10:29 AM
How to work with Metadata?
Editing File Metadata A draw.io diagram can be represented using XML metadata, and it is possible to view and edit the metadata file associated with a d...
Mon, 16 Oct, 2017 at 11:08 AM