A flowchart is a type of diagram used for designing, analyzing, documenting and managing the processes and programs, it lets visually represent an algorithm, workflow or process using the boxes objects to show the steps and connecting them with arrows, and applying a diamond symbol to represent a decision.
The ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is a professional software for quick and easy building great looking flowcharts of various types and any degree of complexity. An important role at the simplicity of drawing the flowcharts plays the ConceptDraw's RapidDraw technology which lets to add the objects with just a single click and create professional-looking flowcharts in a few steps.
The vector stencils from the object libraries allow you to use the RapidDraw technology. By clicking on direction arrows one can add new object to flowchart. This technology gives to ConceptDraw users the ability of fast creating visualization for the structural data.
Start new document
Open Flowcharts Rapid Draw library from the Flowcharts solution
Add a first object to page
Place cursor on the object
You will see blue arrows with drop-down object
Pick needed object
New object is added and connected with connector
Note: New object also will have a Rapid Draw functionality
Add new objects using the same method
Note: New object will be added at the same side as a blue arrow points
Continue to draw a flowchart
Flowchart base is ready, let's fill it out
Note: When you work with rapid draw objects, once you reach left or bottom edge of page, its size will double automatically
Zoom in the drawing for your convenience. Use mouse scroll with held Command (Ctrl)
Change size and fill the text in the needed object
Align objects using Align options on the ribbon. All objects will be aligned basing on object highlighted with green
Add text and change size, if needed
Change objects disposition regarding to one another
Change the path of connector using yellow control dots. In this case connector will stick to new trajectory, even if you move connected object
Align objects horizontally
Fill the text
Allign text center using Inspector
Add missing connectors to the objects. Connection points will appear as crosses
Add new connectors, if needed
Connect connector with object's center; in this case, when you move an object, connector will follow the closest path side
Adjust the page size to the drawn flowchart file using the Document Properties - Page Size menu
Select connector and add the text to it
Adjust its angle and object box
Add text to other objects and connectors
Adjust its position with yellow control dot
Select all objects with Command+A
Use Shape menu - Make Same - Size, to equalize it
Select few objects with held Shift button
Select few objects
Open Inspector from ribbon
Set the color and switch off the stroke
Repeat actions for another group of objects
Again, adjust the page size to the File
Change colors and end objects
Change connector's text color
Double click on a page name at Pages inspector
Enter the page's name
Check your document
Adjust objects and connectors, if needed
Revert connectors. if needed
Your Flowchart is ready!
All exporting commands are available at ConceptDraw DIAGRAM from the File menu. You can immediately apply them when your Flowchart is ready.
The possibility of exporting to variety of popular graphical formats (PNG, JPEG, JPG, GIF, TIF, TIFF, BMP, DIB, EMF, SVG) and file formats, such as Microsoft PowerPoint (PPT), Adobe Acrobat (PDF), Microsoft Visio (VDX, VSDX), Adobe Flash (SWF), Encapsulated PostScript (EPS), HTML, opens wide opportunities for you.
Now, you can fast and easy create your Flowcharts with powerful ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software. And thanks to the wide export capabilities effectively collaborate and exchange information with other people, demonstrate your Flowcharts to wide auditory and your colleagues, even if they don't have the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software.
ConceptDraw DIAGRAM extended with Cross-Functional Flowcharts Solution from the Business Processes Area is the best software for quick and easy designing Cross Functional Flowchart of any complexity. Make sure in it right now!
Audit Steps - The auditing process is an independent examination of data, statements, operations, records, financial or otherwise performances of an enterprise for any stated purpose. It is a complex process that includes 10 audit steps: Notification, Planning, Opening Meeting, Fieldwork, Communication, Draft Audit, Management Response, Final Meeting, Report Distribution, Feedback.
When used in different areas, flowcharts use specific symbols to depict different elements. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM offers libraries of symbols for many areas. One of such libraries is flowchart symbols accounting, which provides symbols for accounting diagrams. Activity-based costing calculates the costs of all products and services based on activities in an organization. A type of accounting flowchart that shows how costs are assigned to products with resources and activities is called Activity-based costing (ABC) flowchart. It can be designed in a digital drawing software such as ConceptDraw DIAGRAM.
Here is an accounting flowchart template and symbols. These flowchart symbols are applied for making accounting flow charts in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM and with its Accounting Flowcharts solution. An accounting flowchart is a specific type of a flow diagram. Practically a number of flowchart-type diagrams commonly utilized to clarify many parts of an accounting department working process. Accounting flowchart assists a process of preparing accounting documentation. It shows who responsible for implementation of each step in the workflow of accounting department.
An orgchart shows how the responsibilities are divided between departments. It’s enough to have just one look on a proper organizational chart template to understand the idea and how it works. To understand how it’s made you should use a diagramming software.
This organizational diagram illustrates the possibilities of using ConceptDraw DIAGRAM to create orgcharts. This sample represents the common project management company. The chart shows the structure of devisions in the company, and the interaction between them. Communication between departments imply a certain structure affiliation and reporting. At the head of the company - President. This diagram was created using ConceptDraw solution for designing Organizational charts of any structure and complexity.
ConceptDraw DIAGRAM extended with IDEF Business Process Diagrams solution from the Business Processes area of ConceptDraw Solution Park is an ideal software for effective database design and drawing IDEF diagrams visually representing all steps of database design process.
This sample was created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software using the Flowcharts solution from the Diagrams area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
This sample shows the Flowchart that displays the procedures of 2PP (two-party preferred) voting and counting the voters. The two-party-preferred vote is the result of the elections that was distributed to the final two parties.
When thinking about the process of decision making, it's easy to imagine it as a pyramid. We will look at a three level pyramid model as an example. Operational decisions are first that come to mind, and it's the first level. Tactical and strategic decisions are the second and the third levels.
Pyramid (triangle) diagrams are used to show some hierarchical data. Because to the pyramid form of diagram, each diagram slice has a different width. The width of each segment depends on its hierarchical level.
The current image illustrates the model of information system types. Most graphically the model can be represented as a three level pyramid. The first level shows a system of transaction processing It is concentrated on operational tasks. The second level is devoted to tactical solutions of the information system management. And at least, the third level addresses strategy and represents the executive information system. This three level pyramid sample is supplied with the ConceptDraw Pyramid Diagrams solution from Marketing area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
Any hierarchical structure of any company can be represented as a triangle or a pyramid. You can create a pyramid diagram and pyramid chart of any complexity using special libraries included in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM. Actually, any knowledge or chain of facts can also be depicted as a pyramid.
A wide range of graph and chart are utilized in marketing to maintain documentation and various visual issues, that deal with marketing information and data. The marketing value pyramid can be created to illustrate how the value of company, or product is based on its competitiveness. To design this diagram we used ConceptDraw DIAGRAM drawing tools in conjunction with Pyramid solution for Solution Park.
The main advantage of using ConceptDraw Ice Hockey Solution is that you don't need to draw objects manually, you have all you need in libraries, templates and samples. This allows you produce professional ice hockey diagrams as quickly as possible, and then post them to blog or social media, print or present on a large screen.
Local area network connects computers and other network appliances within an area, such as office building or a campus. It can be difficult to provide such network without a predesigned plan. For these purposes you can use network diagram software, which helps you to create LAN network diagrams and office network diagrams quickly and effortless. This will speed up your work and you can save the diagram for the future network improvements.
The following diagram illustrates a network topology of the small office. LAN configuration has a star topology. The local network joins 8 computers among which are several desktop PCs, laptop, two iMacs and iBook. The end-point devices are divided into three groups. Each group is connected to its hub. There is a network printer and a modem, which are interconnected with other devices through a network server. Each computer on the LAN can access the server through a corresponding hub.