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  1. Import from tab text

    From import with indented text, set TAG
    Replace shapes by TAG
    Lines, styles, etc

    Server1|IP:192.168.1.100;icon:server
    VM1|IP:192.168.1.101;Icon:VM;link:vmlink
    VM2|IP:192.168.1.102;Icon:VM;link:vmlink
    VM3|IP:192.168.1.103;Icon:VM;link:vmlink

    Server2|IP:192.168.2.100
    Server2|IP:192.168.3.100

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    • Want to call javascript from url link of the shape.

      I like to have link that support Javascript. for example, 'Javascript:MyFunction();'

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      • Add a waypoint option for 45,90 and 135 degrees

        I notice when using draw there are waypoint options for simple (90 degrees) and isometric (30 degrees) but no option for 45/90/135 degrees, as seen on a London tube map for example.

        I would love it if you added this feature.

        Thanks

        3 votes
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        • Add Fortinet icons

          Please add the Fortinet suite of products, or at the least:
          FortiGate firewall
          FortiWeb WAF
          FortiSwitch
          FortiAP

          3 votes
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          • Support for a single-button mouse / stylus

            I use draw.io, projected onto a large whiteboard (> 40 feet), for lectures. I need to use, affectively, a single-button mouse during the lecture.

            Having a contextual menu appear on a double click (as opposed to a right-click) would allow me to delete objects, etc. [As opposed to walking to the other side of the board.]

            Also having the ability to have a keyboard would be ideal to label simple diagrams.

            37 votes
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            • showing shape's catalog in search result

              or the full name of the shape, so we could know it's catalog name, and using shapes belong the same catalog.

              For example, I search for "Cloud", and use one shape from the search result. Then I'd like to use the "DB Server" shape from the same catalog.

              2 votes
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              • adding "pretty xml" file format for checking diff between versioned files

                Sometimes, I want to findout the diffference bewteen two versioned files, but it's impossible with current file format, compressed xml or non-compressed xml (since the whole content is in one single line).

                So I hope draw.io could provide a "pretty xml" format, and configuration to set it as default format.
                adding "pretty xml" file format for checking diff between versioned files

                3 votes
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                • Add S88 shapes for making a PFC

                  I want to make a procedure (PFC = procedural function chart) that consist of unit, operation, phases.
                  I made them myself and also the horizontal line or double line. And here lies the problem, the connection to or from a horizontal line must always be vertical, but I cannot define such property that the connection is everywhere, but is always vertical.

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                  • assign shortcuts to shapes

                    keyboard shortcut to insert a given element:

                    It's handy to use Ctrl-K to insert rectangle so let's take a step further to allow users to have shortcuts to other shapes. I find myself using rectangle, diamond 90% of the time so it would be useful to have shortcuts for diamond shape as well. Stretch goal might be allowing users to create their own shortcuts for particular shapes and connectors.

                    3 votes
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                    • Support saving to personal ownCloud instances

                      Just like other cloud storage capabilities I propose you allow the entering of private ownCloud connections to save to

                      4 votes
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                      • add a graphical shape editor. Defining complex custom shapes on the fly is a really useful feature.

                        Even simple graphical editor that allows user to draw lines and add connection points to define a new shape. This would be a lot faster for making custom, complex shapes than manually editing the markup for a new shape.

                        13 votes
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                        • Possibility to edit the middle of a connection

                          It is possible to edit the start and the end of a connection.
                          It will be good to edit also the middle.
                          for example : to indicate transition in a state machine...

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                          • Allow the templates in draw.io for Confluence Server to be defined

                            Define the sections and templates that are visible per Confluence instance.

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                            • Create a popup menu or a link to a diagram page

                              It would be great to be able to create a popup menu (or the ability to hide and unhide some elements) based on a geometry link.

                              On a practical example, this means the next:

                              [A]--[B]--[C]

                              Three boxes, you click on, for example, B

                              [A]--[B]--[C]
                              |
                              -----------------
                              | Any Shape |
                              | Or Content |
                              -----------------

                              If this happened to be too difficult to made, what about taking the Lucidchart's approach?
                              You can open pages directly by clicking on some objects, getting an interactive chart.

                              [Cube1]---[Cube2]---[GoToPage2]

                              15 votes
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                              • Save to Box.com

                                How much work would it take to enable saving to Box?

                                Box.com is often used by enterprises as they have a robust SSO mechanism, encryption using EKM and offsite HSM, and enterprise charging models. APIs are available and documented.

                                22 votes
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                                • Import/ Export with compliance to XMI formats

                                  Huge need to import/ export diagrams/ models from tools like Sparx EA and MagicDraw. Both of these support variations of XMI formats. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XML_Metadata_Interchange

                                  21 votes
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                                  • Import/Export as Word(docx) Format

                                    Please add an option where we can import/export our diagrams into a *.docx document.

                                    11 votes
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                                    • Edge weight

                                      It would be very handy to have weight for the edges to affect auto layout.

                                      In my particular case, I would like to have strong connections between grouped objects so that they layout together instead of spreading apart.

                                      3 votes
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                                      • Add pages tabs for viewer

                                        Show all the page tabs in the viewer so it's easy to see all the pages and switch between them.

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                                        • Add padding support when you group elements together

                                          It Vould be nice to add padding when you group elements together, because frequently I could add some outline to the group but now when I do that, the outline is on the existing elements margin.

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