ONLYOFFICE integrates Draw.io: sketching and diagramming functionality available right in the editor

15 March 2022 By Elena 0 726
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Thanks to the integration of Draw.io in ONLYOFFICE Docs users can extend their work capabilities with a security-first diagramming tool for teams. Keep on reading for more details.

ONLYOFFICE integrates Draw.io: sketching and diagramming functionality available right in the editor

About Draw.io

Draw.io (diagrams.net) is an open-source diagramming app for teams, which allows you to create a wide variety of diagrams: flow charts, mind maps, org charts, Venn diagrams, infographics, network and architecture diagrams, UML diagrams, and more.

Draw.io is a registered trademark of JGraph Ltd, England. The Atlassian Marketplace lists it as the #1 rated app, widely used around the world. Draw.io provides an intuitive interface with drag & drop functionality, customizable diagram templates, and an extensive shape library.

ONLYOFFICE integrates Draw.io: sketching and diagramming functionality available right in the editor
Source: https://drawio-app.com/

Why Draw.io

Diagrams and charts are widely used in businesses, for study purposes, and in everyday life. Free open-source app offers enterprise-grade security and privacy standards.

The diagramming tool in ONLYOFFICE editors lets users:

  • Be creative, converting ideas into diagrams and schemes,
  • Stay productive, saving time with pre-build templates,
  • Easily communicate ideas to colleagues,
  • Collaborate on projects in real time.

How to use the plugin

The plugin integrates Draw.io service in ONLYOFFICE Docs, so you don’t need to leave the editor and launch any additional applications.

How to use:

  1. Open the Plugins tab and choose draw.io.
  2. Create your own diagram in the new opened window or paste it from the available resources.
  3. When you are ready, click Save & Exit and then click Ok button to get a ready diagram in your document.
  4. If you want to edit it, just click on it to change shapes, add labels or style your chart.

The plugin is compatible with self-hosted and desktop versions of ONLYOFFICE editors.

ONLYOFFICE integrates Draw.io: sketching and diagramming functionality available right in the editor

How to install new plugin

For now, Draw.io can be added to ONLYOFFICE editors manually. Check our complete guides to be able to install it to server solutions, to your desktop app or add it as a browser extension.