Questions tagged [diagrams]

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 use a non-contiguous range for diagram?

(Similar to question How do I select non-adjacent ranges in libreoffice calc?, but not identical) I have a time-based series of data (date&time, value), and I have a diagram showing the data. The ...
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How to turn Draw.io Diagrams.net image into a shape

I am working with Draw.io/Diagrams.net tool and I notice that when I search for object two types are returned. Some seem to be SHAPES and other are IMAGES. I can drag and drop these onto a canvas. ...
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Comparing several years in excel line chart/diagramm

I want to compare several data values of several years over the course of a year. Something like this. For that, I changed all the data to be within the same year and I can put them in a graph ...
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PowerPoint - Consolidate internal Excel sheets

A PowerPoint presentation features a lot of diagrams. All those diagrams are copied via embedding (not linking) to the PowerPoint file. Is it possible to reconnect all those "internal" Excel ...
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How can I display an ER Diagram with a self referencing relationship in yEd?

I am using yEd to create an ER Diagram. Mostly everything is pretty easy to understand, but I am stuck trying to figure out how to create a self referencing relationship since the edges always connect ...
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Force Visio to automatically make horizonal, single line connectors

In Microsoft Visio 2019, is there some way to automatically cause a connector to be connected to another vertical connector with a straight, horizontal line? The junction between the connectors should ...
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How can I add a text for a connection line just like the sample flow chart?

I use diagrams.net to create flow chart I find a text "No" is added to a connection line in left sample flow chart, and the text can be moved automatically when I drag "Plug in lamp&...
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Excel horizontal chart with color bars and a marker

I need to create a diagram with sections (yellow to red) and a marker at a % position. This is just an example.
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How do I reset the connector points of a shape?

While working on a Visio diagram, I noticed the same shape that I had duplicated a few dozen times actually had custom connector points on it. Essentially every Rectangle shape now has additional off-...
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How to list and manage all IT systems of a company? [closed]

I currently need to document all our IT systems in some sort of list or diagram. I am wondering if an Excel table or something similar is really the best thing to do this. Therefore, I would like to ...
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How to convert the svg outcome to png?

I am using this package to generate a sequence diagram https://github.com/francoislaberge/diagrams Here is a very simple sequence diagram file: Alice->Bob:Hello I ran this command diagrams ...
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Excel diagram type for x-y-value datas or better tooling

To visual my calculation values I create debug csv-files with following structure: x;y;value | x | y | res value1 | result value2 | |---------|---------|-------------|----------------...
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Export Diagram from Word as HighRes PNG?

I have this abysmal word document (docx) where someone put an UML diagram in (technical drawing) which is so large, that 500% zoom is not enough to read the labels on an A4 page. Thus, I tried to ...
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Is there anything like about:healthreport in desktop Firefox browser anymore?

Until recently, the desktop version of Firefox included a very useful internal page, about:healthreport. That page presented useful information, including graphs that showed browser startup time (y-...
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How to make the blue line in this diagram red?

How to make the blue line in this diagram red?
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Warnier-Orr diagrams in MS word: aligning Math cases and stacks

I'm trying to design some Warnier-Orr diagrams using MS word 2016 and Math options. Using the "cases and stacks" brackets (Math Design tab, brackets menu, scroll down) it should be easy. However, ...
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How to draw boxes and tables in plain text

In many plain text documents, box drawing characters are used to draw these boxes in figures and tables. Such examples (from RFC 5766) are shown below. Is there a better way to draw this (for instance,...
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Arrow with multiple turns in Libreoffice Draw?

I want to draw an arrow between two objects in LibreOffice Draw. For simplicity suppose they're rectangular and even that they have those "connection points" and the arrow connects those. Now, I don'...
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How to highlight (or make larger) connection points in Visio?

I have two questions: How to make connection points in Visio larger, or highlighted as in this example? How to make description bubble as in the example? Example of a server with large connection ...
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How to create a diagram for my data

I am doing the Google HashCode practice and I would like to visualize some data. I thought of using Excel for this. Example data: Earliest start: 186, 208, 228, 244, 281 Distance of ride: 479, ...
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Scaling a Visio Shape with Connections (connection scaling)

Is it possible to scale the connections along with a shape without having to "rewire" everything? I'm trying to resize a Diagramm with many connection lines that are sorted, but when resizing the ...
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Excel diagram - proportional axis

I am making 2D line diagram in Excel with year on one axis and value on the other axis. The problem is that I have several series with values with very disparate values. One serie might go from 1 to ...
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How can I group objects without losing their glue points?

Suppose I have two objects in LibreOffice Draw: A Foo object and a label object. Now, I want to connect 'smart' connectors to the glue points of Foo's; but I also want to group together Foo's with the ...
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Formatting MS Excel's table to draw a diagram of a certain form

I have some data which consists of the list of documents, revisions of each document and the year of each revision. My goal is to represent this data with a diagram of the following form: In the ...
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How do I copy Visio diagrams to Powerpoint in high quality?

Whenever I make Powerpoint presentations, I like to make my diagrams in Visio first, then copy them over to Powerpoint. I'm using Powerpoint 2010 and Visio 2013. The problem with this is that the ...
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Using UML Diagrams in Visio 2013 Pro

I want to create a simple UML database diagram for presentation. My understanding is that the Viso shapes should be mostly complete in this regard with adding attributes, keys, etc. and then having ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Excel histogram

I am attempting to make a histogram in Excel. I would like the X axis to be a percent distribution. | ||| ||| |||||| ||||| ||||||||| 0 ...
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How do I create block diagrams in Microsoft Office without using Visio?

I need to create block diagrams (which will simply consist of rectangulars connected to each other with arrows, summing and multiplication circles). Microsoft Office 2013 is installed in my school lab,...
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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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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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