1. Pages Tools:
Pages tools in EdrawMax help you manage and organize multiple pages within your diagram document. You can add blank pages and duplicate existing ones.
To Add a Blank Page:
- Click on the "Pages" panel or navigate to the "File" menu.
- Select "Add Page" or "New Page."
- A new blank page will be added to your document.
To Duplicate a Page:
- In the "Pages" panel, right-click on the page you want to duplicate.
- Choose "Duplicate Page" from the context menu.
- An identical copy of the selected page will be created.
The table feature in EdrawMax allows you to insert and format tables within your diagrams.
To Create a Table:
- Click on the "Table" tool or go to the "Insert" menu and select "Table."
- Specify the total number of rows and columns for your table.
- You can then click within the table cells to enter text or data.
- Use the table formatting options to adjust cell borders, background color, and other attributes.
3. Illustration Tools:
Illustration tools in EdrawMax enable you to add visual elements like pictures, icons, clipart, charts, and timelines to your diagrams.
To Add an Illustration:
- Click on the corresponding tool (e.g., Picture, Icon, Clipart, Chart, Timeline) from the toolbar or go to the "Insert" menu and select the desired item.
- Choose or import the illustration you want to add to your diagram.
- Position and resize the illustration as needed.
4. Diagram Parts Tools:
Diagram parts tools in EdrawMax provide various containers and shape elements to enhance your diagrams.
To Add a Container or Shape:
- Click on the "Container" or "Shape" tool from the toolbar or go to the "Insert" menu and select the desired item.
- Drag and drop the container or shape onto your diagram.
- Customize the appearance and content of the container or shape using the formatting options.
5. Text Tools:
Text tools in EdrawMax offer options to insert vector text, mathematical formulas, font symbols, page numbers, and dates into your diagrams.
To Insert Text or Symbols:
- Click on the corresponding tool (e.g., Vector Text, Formula, Font Symbol, Page Number, Date) from the toolbar or go to the "Insert" menu and select the desired item.
- Enter text, select a font symbol, input a formula, or customize the page number or date settings.
The hyperlink feature in EdrawMax lets you add links to web pages, files, or other resources within your diagrams.
To add hyperlinks
- Select the element (e.g., text or shape) you want to turn into a hyperlink.
- Go to the "Insert" menu and choose "Hyperlink."
- Enter the URL or file path you want to link to.
- Optionally, set link perties such as target (e.g., open in a new window).
- Click "OK" to create the hyperlink.
Comments in EdrawMax allow you to add annotations and notes to your diagrams for collaboration and feedback.
To Insert a Comment:
- Select the element where you want to add a comment or highlight an area.
- Go to the "Insert" menu and choose "Comment."
- Enter your comment or annotation text in the pop-up box.
- Click "OK" to insert the comment.
8. QR Code:
The QR Code tool in EdrawMax lets you generate QR codes within your diagrams, which can be scanned to access web links or other information.
To Create a QR Code:
- Click on the "QR Code" tool from the toolbar or go to the "Insert" menu and select "QR Code."
- Customize the QR code by entering the URL or data you want to encode.
- Adjust the QR code's size and appearance settings as needed.
- Click "OK" to insert the QR code into your diagram.
9. Plug-in and Attachment:
EdrawMax allows you to incorporate plug-ins and attach files to your diagrams, enhancing functionality and information sharing.
To Add a Plug-in:
- Go to the "Insert" menu as shown and select "Plug-in."
- Choose the desired plug-in or extension to add to your diagram.
To Attach a File:
- Go to the "Insert" menu and select "Attachment."
- Browse your computer to locate the file which you want to attach.
- Attach the file to your diagram, and users can access it as needed.
The note tool in EdrawMax allows you to add annotations or explanatory notes to your diagrams.
To Add a Note:
- Select the element or area where you want to add a note.
- Go to the "Insert" menu and choose "Note."
- Enter your note text in the pop-up box.
- Click "OK" to insert the note.