ER Diagram Styles
When creating ER diagrams, you can apply different color ER diagram styles and also notation styles:
- Chen style
- Crow's foot style
- Martin style
- Bachman style
- Information Engineering Style, and others.
ConceptDraw DIAGRAM enhanced with Entity-Relationship Diagram (ERD) Solution from the Software Development Area for ConceptDraw Solution Park is the best ERD diagramming and vector drawing software. It gives the ability to draw visual and attractive ER Diagrams using the style icons from Crow’s Foot notation and Chen's notation professionally designed and offered by ERD Chen's Notation and ERD Crow’s Foot Notation libraries.
Example 1. ER Diagram Styles, ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software (Win, Mac)
Use ConceptDraw professional styling options, the Line, Fill, Shadow and Text tools to format the ER diagram objects and make your own diagram of the preferred style.
Entity-Relationship Diagram (ERD) solution offers a lot of ERD samples of different ER diagram styles, and also quick-start ERD templates. All they are professional looking, have the intuitive ER style and are proposed for using from ConceptDraw STORE.
Example 2. Entity-Relationship Diagram (ERD) Solution
The samples you see on this page were created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM using the libraries from Entity-Relationship Diagram (ERD) Solution. An experienced user spent 10-15 minutes creating each of these samples. You can find them at ConceptDraw STORE.
Use the Entity-Relationship Diagram (ERD) Solution for ConceptDraw DIAGRAM to create your own Entity-Relationship Diagrams of various ERD styles quick, easy and effective.
All source documents are vector graphic documents. They are available for reviewing, modifying, or converting to a variety of formats (PDF file, MS PowerPoint, MS Visio, and many other graphic formats) from the ConceptDraw STORE. The Entity-Relationship Diagram (ERD) Solution is available for all ConceptDraw DIAGRAM users.
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ConceptDraw DIAGRAM extended with IDEF0 Diagrams solution from the Software Development area of ConceptDraw Solution Park is a powerful diagramming and vector drawing IDEF0 software. All IDEF0 diagrams created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM are vector graphic documents and can be reviewed, modified and converted to MS Visio XML format. To obtain the IDEF0 Visio documents from ConceptDraw DIAGRAM documents use the wide export possibilities of ConceptDraw DIAGRAM.
Picture: IDEF0 Visio
A flowchart maker is a software showing the interaction, sequence or organization. It also known as flowchart maker or ConceptDraw DIAGRAM standard supplied with different types of symbol collections: standard symbols, branded set and authored. It used strictly for enhancing scientific or business documents with abstract explanatory pictures.
Business graphic applications show a special knowledge representations and include many features for creating schematic pictures. These graphic tools are known as flowchart maker or flowchart maker software.
Picture: Flowchart Maker
The Circle Diagrams are the diagrams which represent the central element surrounded by other items in a circle. This type of diagram is very popular and widely used in marketing and management, for process modeling, market, resource, time and cost analysis, for visualization causes and effects. If you dream to design the Circle Diagrams quick and easy – the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software extended with Business Diagrams Solution from the Management Area is exactly what you need.
Picture: Circle Diagrams
The ConceptDraw vector stencils library Cisco WAN contains equipment symbols for drawing the computer wide area network diagrams.
Picture: Cisco WAN. Cisco icons, shapes, stencils and symbols
Sometimes, when it is difficult to create a functional space plan or to rearrange existing one, the art of interior design comes in. It doesn't matter, if you need a cozy bedroom or an office layout plan, you should use appropriate tools to make your design great.
While making a floor plan of a new office it could be useful to apply some design elements such as furniture and office equipment. This diagram presents an office furniture objects that can be used for office interior design planning, or making office furniture and equipment layouts. This vector stencils library is supplied with ConceptDraw Office Layout Plans solution. It contains more then 30 vector objects of office interior for making office floor plans including an office space layout plans and furniture arrangement.
Picture: Interior Design. Office Layout Plan Design Element
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The vector stencils library Virginia contains contours for ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software. This library is contained in the Continent Maps solution from Maps area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
Picture: Geo Map — USA — Virginia
Of course it is possible to keep network records in text documents, but it is very difficult to use them later. A more sound way to keep such documentation is to create a network diagram that might represent either logical network structure or physical. These diagrams are easy to understand and you will thank yourself later.
There is a physical network diagram. It is a tool to represent, maintain and analysis of network equipment and interconnections. Network diagram depicts the actual network information in the attractive clear graphic form. One can learn here the LAN cable length, telecommunication type and carrying capacity. The diagram depicts servers, IP address and domain name as well. Also it shows location of hubs, switches, modems, routers, and other network equipment. The sets of special symbols and images delivered with ConceptDraw Network Diagrams solution are used to show network components. Symbols have a standard view. Therefore, various specialists can read the network diagram without any discrepancies.
Picture: Network diagrams with ConceptDraw DIAGRAM
UML Component Diagram illustrates show components are wired together to larger components and software systems that shows the structure of arbitrarily complex systems.
Rapid UML Solution for ConceptDraw DIAGRAM contains 13 vector stencils libraries with 393 interactive shapes that you can use to design your UML diagrams.
To design a Component Diagram use the UML Component Diagram library.
UML Component Diagram library contains 36 shapes
Picture: UML Component Diagram. Design Elements
This sample was created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software using the Business Process Diagram Solution from the Business Processes area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. The Business Process Solution is based on the standard BPMN 2.0 and includes the set of libraries of ready-to-use objects.
Picture: BPR Diagram. Business Process Reengineering Example