A diagram is a visual representation of data, logic, and/or relationships. Use this tag for questions related to creating or editing diagrams using computer software.

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How to read what a switch does in a motherboard block diagram

I have the basic understanding that a switch in a motherboard block diagram is suppose to show which ports/connections are usable at one time but I'm having trouble understanding the possible ...
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Can't resize Visio 2010 entities

Please don't mark as a duplicate (this is a similar question). I am making a Database diagram in Visio 2010, but when I add a table entity, I can't resize it. I've tried changing the protection, I've ...
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How to put text in the overlapping portion of a Venn Diagram in MS Word?

Using MS Word 2016, how can I put text into the middle (overlapping) part of the Smartart graphic for a Venn diagram, without making another textbox? With the current Venn diagram layout, I only get ...
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How can I add a Sequence Diagram to a Word Document?

I need to add a Sequence Diagram to a software architecture document. I know there's Visio which can handle this type of thing, but In my experience, it's difficult to use I don't have a license at ...
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Two data area in one diagram

How can I do this in one diagram in Excel? The first part of data should be on the first first(left) axis. The 2nd part should be on the 2nd vertical(right) axis.
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Is it possible to connect paths to objects in Inkscape for a network diagram?

I want to be able to move the objects (boxes) around and have the paths stay connected. For a network diagram. Is that possible? I know other tools for this task exist, e.g. Gliffy but that does not ...
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Draw Networking Diagrams

I am having a hard time finding a software that allows me to draw network diagrams such as topology, flows to put in presentations and papers . Microsoft Visio is not free. Although I don't know if ...
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Combined diagram with area chart

[moved from stackoverflow] I have an combined diagram like this one: Is there a way to bring the red area into the foreground? I'm using Excel 2013, i.e. v15.0
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How can I setup Libreoffice draw so objects added from the gallery are smaller?

I use the VRT gallery to produce network diagrams with a page setup of 24x36 inch and I find it very annoying to have to resize EVERY single objects that I add from the gallery. All the VRT objects (...
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System diagram that users can drill down into

I am soon going to be creating some system architecture at work. Like any large system, there are different levels from which you can view the system. Very high, down to the nitty gritty. I was ...
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How to create a data series for exponential decrease diagram

I want to create a pricing model this way: If you need this product for 50 people, you should pay 2500 (units) per person. . . . . If you need this product for 10,000 people, you should pay 300 (...
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Automated Visio Database Model Diagrams

Is it possible to automatically create a Visio database model diagram from a edge list or some sort of source/target file? I am looking to automatically create some sort of data flow diagram in Visio ...
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How to create a Call Diagram for Excel macros?

I have an Excel file with multiple VBA-Macros. For documentation purposes I want to create a UML Call Diagram, or similar that represents which macro calls which other one. Is there a way to ...
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Finding the right graph to display inter-department connections [closed]

I have a task of displaying the interconnection between departments at my university. The idea is to show how many departments come together to work on a project. The data I have lists the projects in ...
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Microsoft Visio 2010 Premium missing “Software & Database” templates

In Microsoft Visio 2007, there was a "Software & Database" template to be able to draw ER diagrams. In Visio 2010, this template is missing. Does anyone know if this template (and others missing)...
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OpenOffice - how to create diagram?

I have some data: OCCURENCE PERCENTAGE 64 11% 832 30% 1600 31% 2432 32% 3200 33% 3968 34% 4800 34% 5568 34% 6400 35% 7168 35% But when I mark them and click on the ...
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Oracle database block diagram or map

I have an Oracle database. It has multiple schemas, and each schema has many tables. Is there a way to generate a tree diagram or block diagram, such as this image, to visualize the database? I ...
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How to use third column as identifier in line-graph

I want to draw a diagram(line-graph) from a three column sheet Input | Date | Value | Identifier | | ------------- | ------------- | ---------- | | 01-04-2014 | 1 | ...
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Modeling UML in Visio: connectors (associations, etc.) don't move along when class is moved

Here's the steps to reproduce my scenario: Open Visio 2013, start a new UML diagram. Add one class. Add another class. Add an association between the two classes. The diagram should now look like ...
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Visio to show my functions (Process) relationships

I want to draw a chart to show programming functions relationship together. Imagine I've 3 functions: Function a1(a,b) { //Do something } Function a2(x) { //Do something } Function a3() { ...
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Community version of Visual Paradigm has disabled code generation

I've succesfully integrated Visual Paradigm - Community edition in Eclipse (Kepler). I used this tutorial, the problem is that when I created the class in modeling tool, the button "Update code" is ...
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How to ensure exactly vertical/horizontal connectors between identical size and aligned shapes?

I create a shape and duplicate it, then connect them with an angular connector line. Then I decided to placed them in a vertical line, expecting the connector to become one straight line, but it ...
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Excel pivot diagram is way too wide

Every time I refresh my pivot diagram, the diagram expands and becomes as wide as four times the screen width. How do I stop it from acting crazy?
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Enable overlapping shapes in Visio 2013

I cannot get two rectangles to overlap in Visio 2013! For various reasons I need overlapping rectangles in my diagram. How can I do that?
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Is there a tool that helps me draw a venn diagram easily? [closed]

For some reason I have to draw a lot of venn diagrams and I hope I can just specify the sets and its elements and it emits the right image. I do not care about the blazonry. So is there any tool or ...
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Diagram drawing application [closed]

I need to draw a complex value network and the Visio isn't fitting my needs. Does someone know the drawing program used to draw the diagrams in the Android Design website? That would fit my needs. ...
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Actual Mac OS X Versions Usage Stats [closed]

How can I find a diagram of using different Mac OS 10.x versions, as of today's?
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a good tool for drawing figures and diagrams for thesis and research papers [closed]

I’m looking a good tool for drawing figures and diagrams for thesis and research papers. According to my findings, it seems like inkscape is a good tool for that purpose. Do you have some better ...
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Convert image to Visio diagram?

I'm trying to convert a simple diagram (boxes and arrows) into a Visio chart. There are lots of these boxes and arrows, however, so this will be a pain to do by hand. Is there a way to convert an ...
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Tools for block diagrams / listings of multi-layered storage virtualization with LVM and LUKS?

When multiple storage virtualization systems are used together, it can be complicated and time-consuming to gain an understanding of the structure of the various relationships involved. What tools ...
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Diagram drawing software for drawing diagrams like this one [closed]

Please recommend some diagram drawing software for drawing diagrams like the one below. I prefer software which is much simpler than Photoshop.
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Network Diagram equivalent to UML

So UML is a modeling specification for software & systems designs. I am wondering if there is an equivalency to UML for drawing network diagrams (for systems and networking professionals). ...
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Is there A Standard Format For Describing Network Architecture/Topologies

I'm looking into tools for automatically mapping network resources that create hardware and software diagrams of the network such as WhatsUp Gold, HP TopTools, etc. Is there a standard format, XML ...
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Program for creating language syntax/grammar “railroad” diagrams?

I'm looking for the program that JSON, SQLite and other projects are using to create the diagrams used for their language syntax, if there is a particular program. All of the diagrams have a similar ...
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On a bar chart showing value gains in time frame, what is the easiest way to show losses?

I have a chart as on image below: The red part of these charts are loses – values which should be subtracted from the overall amount. Is there any way that I can both show them on the chart and ...
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Software to draw/edit the Syntax of SQL statements

Looking at the images under Syntax here. It shows the syntax (grammar) in a visual way. Is there specialized software for creating and editing such diagrams?
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Free Tool to Generate Diagram of SQLite Database

I tried using openoffice via ODBC, and it connected properly, but when I tried to use tools->Relationships... , it gave me the error message "The database does not support relations." I'm using OOo 2....
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Tool to map network cabling between patch panels and switches

I'm planning a switch from the spaghetti wiring of my current networking rack to an organized cut-to-length system. I'd really like to plan ahead as much as possible. The best way I can imagine doing ...
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Diagramming tool that reduces crossed lines

I'm trying to represent "dependency" relationships between a large number of objects. I don't want to have to bother with arranging where all the boxes sit on the screen, and having to reposition ...
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Can I get a diagramming tool with a transparent background, for Windows? [closed]

I would like to be able to a diagramming tool's main window over another application's window, so that I can trace areas from the base window with drawing elements on the overlaid window. I can take a ...
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Getting sketchy looking diagrams with Microsoft Office suite?

From what I know, the following picture was created in Key Note: http://github.com/downloads/nvie/gitflow/Git-branching-model.PDF I'd like to know if is it possible to get this sketchy style in some ...
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What software was used to create the diagrams in the Git Community Book? [closed]

The diagrams in the Git Community Book are excellent and I'd like to know what software was used to create them. I emailed the author, but he didn't respond, so does anyone else know? (This question ...
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Building diagram in Microsoft Office Excel

Could somebody help me to build this one? Here's image. This diagram tells about number of CPU cores during each year (X-axis) in TOP-500 comuters (Y-axis), digits right are number of cores. It ...
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Application for making diagrams on OS X

I have got some data that I want to visualize. Is there any specific app for this (not Excel or OpenOfice or Numbers)?
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3D phase diagram

This question is halfway between physics and "computer software". I decided to start asking here. I'd like to create a 3d phase diagram similar to this one: For the moment, my only choice is tikz-...
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How to open a XML from Enterprise Architect without spending money? [closed]

Someone with EA has saved/exported a set of xml files. I want to open those files to see the diagrams, but I don't know a free tool that would do that.
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How to draw diagrams in Open Office?

I would like to draw diagrams using Open Office but I didn't find any installed by default. What I am exactly looking for are diagrams that look like the ones that come with MS Office 2007/2010 (like ...
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How can I change the default properties of Visio's connector tool?

I'd like to change the default properties of the connector tool in Visio from right-angled lines with an arrow head to curved lines without arrows at either end. Can this be done? If so, how?
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Attaching arrows in Gliffy Sequence Diagram

I was using Gliffy to draw a sequence disagram But there seems to be no way to attach a "message" arrow to either a timeline or to an activation box. Have I missed something or is this deficiency a ...
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Cross platform diagramming tool

I am looking for a cross platform diagramming tool like Viso I can use on Windows, Linux, and OS-X for diagramming. Are there any decent ones available?