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How to Work with Custom Properties

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How to Work with Custom Properties

ConceptDraw PRO can store additional, user-defined data that can be assigned to a particular shape. This data is stored in the Custom Properties options. Read more
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How to Make a Rapid Draw Object

The Rapid Draw technology is an automatic drawing system. It is designed to significantly reduce the time of creating flowcharts and diagrams. Especially those, consisting from some typical entities. You can extend the standard ConceptDraw PRO object libraries with new objects by customizing any item from any library and assigning it with Rapid Draw features. You can quickly create and edit complex drawings using Rapid Draw technology and your self-created objects. Read more
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How to Draw a Floor Plan for Your Office

Designing the right office space is is an essential factor of business productivity. An office floor plan should reflect the needs of both employees and customers. ConceptDraw PRO allows you to draw the Floor Plan for your office using a special office equipment library as well as set of?special objects that?displays the?sizes, corners, squares and other floor plan details. Read more
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How to Edit Drawing Using Shadow

Tips on how to apply shadow to objects in the ConcepDraw drawing Read more
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How to Draw Geometric Shapes in ConceptDraw PRO

Knowledge of geometry grants people good logic, abstract and spatial thinking skills. The object of study of geometry are the size, shape and position, the 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional shapes. Geometry is related to many other areas in math, and is used daily by engineers, architects, designers and many other professionals. Today, the objects of geometry are not only shapes and solids. It deals with properties and relationships and looks much more about analysis and reasoning. Geometry drawings can be helpful when you study the geometry, or need to illustrate the some investigation related to geometry. ConceptDraw PRO allows you to draw plane and solid geometry shapes quickly and easily. Read more
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How to Create a Bar Chart in ConceptDraw PRO

Bar charts (bar graphs) are diagrams displaying data as horizontal or vertical bars of certain heights. Bar charts are widely used to show and compare the values of the same parameters for different data groups. The bar graph can be vertical or horizontal. This depends on the amount of categories. There are many methods in which bar graph can be built and this makes it a very often used chart type. Usually, a bar chart is created so that the bars are placed vertically. Such arrangement means that the bar's height value is proportional to the category value. Nevertheless, a bar chart can be also drawn horizontally. This means that the longer the bar, the bigger the category. Thus, a bar chart is a good way to present the relative values of different measured items. The ConceptDraw Bar Graphs solution allows you to draw a bar chart quickly using a vector library, containing the set of various bar charts objects. Read more
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How to Start Drawing a Diagram on Mac

In this tutorial we will explain how to create a simple chart in ConceptDraw PRO using a template, and how to use the library objects. Read more

How To Create Restaurant Floor Plan in Minutes

Developing Floor Plans, Design Drawings, Plans of Furniture Placement for restaurants and cafes is one of the most responsible and important steps at their construction and designing. Selection of favorable design, the right style of furniture and decors largely determine the success and atmosphere of the institution. The restaurant floor planner ConceptDraw PRO is a perfect choice for architects and designers. Enhanced with Cafe and Restaurant Floor Plans solution it offers a lot of extensive vector symbol libraries and building plan elements for drawing Restaurant floor plans, Restaurant layouts, Restaurant furniture layouts, Cafe floor plans, Bar area floor plan, Fast food restaurant plan, etc. With ConceptDraw PRO you don't need to be an artist to create great-looking restaurant floor plan drawings in minutes, all needed drawing tools are delivered by Building Plans area solutions. Construct your own general plan of restaurant's premises, choose the furniture for your taste from the Cafe and Restaurant Floor Plans solution libraries and arrange it on the plan as you desire fast and easy. ConceptDraw PRO has many of the features found in Visio for Mac such as Drawing, Connection, Shape and Editing Tools. Read more
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How to Draw a Matrix Organizational Chart with ConceptDraw PRO

There are a number of moments which are influenced on how the organizational structure of a certain business needs to be, how complex, and which type it should keep. The matrix organizational structure is atypical because it brings together employees and managers from different departments to work toward accomplishing a goal. This structure is commonly found in businesses that have more than one line of reportage. For instance, a company might contain an engineering department with engineering managers who workers report to. However, these workers might also have to liaise with different product or project managers depending on current tasks. Some form of matrix organization is found in most large-scale modern businesses. It is one of the most complicated reporting structures. You can easily build a clear matrix organizational chart in ConceptDraw PRO using templates from ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more

network layout, network floor plan, network visualization, network topologies, network topology mapper Network Layout Floor Plans

network layout, network floor plan, network visualization, network topologies, network topology mapper
Network Layout Floor Plans solution extends ConceptDraw PRO software functionality with powerful tools for quick and efficient documentation the network equipment and displaying its location on the professionally designed Network Layout Floor Plans. Never before creation of Network Layout Floor Plans, Network Communication Plans, Network Topologies Plans and Network Topology Maps was not so easy, convenient and fast as with predesigned templates, samples, examples and comprehensive set of vector design elements included to the Network Layout Floor Plans solution. All listed types of plans will be a good support for the future correct cabling and installation of network equipment. Read more
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How to Draw a Pyramid Diagram in ConceptDraw PRO

Pyramid diagram (triangle diagram) is used to represent data, which have hierarchy and basics. Due to the triangular form of diagram, each pyramid section has a different width. The width of the segment shows the level of its hierarchy. Typically, the top of the pyramid is the data that are more important than the base data. Pyramid scheme can be used to show proportional and hierarchical relationships between some logically related items, such as departments within an organization, or successive elements of any process. This type of diagram is often used in marketing to display hierarchical related data, but it can be used in a variety of situations. ConceptDraw PRO allows you to make a pyramid diagram, quickly and easily using special libraries. Read more
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How to Draw a Flat Organizational Chart with ConceptDraw PRO

A clear organizational chart helps you to understand the relationships of positions in an organization in terms of authority and responsibility. A Flat organizational structure is one of the most typical organizational structure. Use The Flat Organizational chart template to draw an organizational structure of your company. ConceptDraw 25 Typical Orgcharts solution provides you with the possibility to develop typical organizational charts quickly and easily. Read more
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How to Draw the Different Types of Pie Charts

Using the Pie Chart, you can visually estimate the relative contribution that different data categories contribute to a whole value. The pie chart displays the statistics in a visual format. The main use of pie charts to show comparisons. The larger piece of the pie, the more the value of this value compared to the rest. Various applications of pie charts can be found in business and education. For business, pie charts can be used to compare the success or failure of the goods or services. They may also be used to display the business market share. Read more
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How to Convert MS Visio 2003-2010 Custom Library to ConceptDraw PRO

Microsoft Visio allows users to create a new custom stencil to store objects that one want to reuse later or share it with other people. ConceptDraw PRO supports the possibility to open Visio custom stencils and shapes. With the introduction of Visio 2013 Microsoft has changed the native file format used in earlier versions of Microsoft Visio. Thus, when you are looking for professional tool to open and save in the newer Visio 2013 file format on Mac. ConceptDraw PRO v10 is exactly solution for you. Read more