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diagram.ly / draw.ioStart the online vector draw suite here diagram.ly or draw.io
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How to search for shapes / images?The feature to search for shapes is a bit hidden. Just look through the shapes bar for the collection "Images". When you expand this, a search box appears. Fill in a search term and click the "Search" button. When shapes are found, you can click the "More Results" button.
Instruction videoThis 8 minute video by David Benson shows you the functionality of this application:
New version.A new version of this online drawing tool is now available. This version has a context aware format panel on the right side of the browser window. See the examples below.
Draw.io Diagram Properties context menu
Draw.io Shape Style properties context menu
Draw.io Shape Text properties context menu
Draw.io Shape Arrange properties context menu
This context aware format panel can be turned off by clicking the menu item "Format panel"
Searching for shapes.The option to search for shapes or images is now available by:
Using external images.All images stored on a webserver can be used with Draw.IO. Import an image by selecting in the menu "Arrange" | "Insert" | "Insert Image". Next you can enter a webadres (url) pointing to the image. Remember when using intranet servers containing your images that the proces of downloading images ("File" | "Download as" | "Download as JPG/PNG/GIF/PDF" ) operates in the Cloud. That is why the image source must be reachable over the internet.
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