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Basic Flowchart Symbols and Meaning

Basic Flowchart Symbols and Meaning

Flowcharts are the best for visually representation the business processes and the flow of a custom-order process through various departments within an organization. ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with Flowcharts solution offers the full set of predesigned basic flowchart symbols which are gathered at two libraries: Flowchart and Flowcharts Rapid Draw. Among them are: process, terminator, decision, data, document, display, manual loop, and many other specific symbols. The meaning for each symbol offered by ConceptDraw gives the presentation about their proposed use in professional Flowcharts for business and technical processes, software algorithms, well-developed structures of web sites, Workflow diagrams, Process flow diagram and correlation in developing on-line instructional projects or business process system. Use of ready flow chart symbols in diagrams is incredibly useful - you need simply drag desired from the libraries to your document and arrange them in required order. There are a few serious alternatives to Visio for Mac, one of them is ConceptDraw PRO. It is one of the main contender with the most similar features and capabilities. Read more
How to Build a Flowchart
How to Build a Flowchart

Flowchart design. Flowchart symbols, shapes, stencils and icons

A flowchart is a type of diagram which represents an algorithm, process or workflow, displays the steps as boxes of various kinds and depicts their order by connecting them with arrows. Any business graphic document will be more colorful and understandable if will use professional-looking and visual diagrams and flowcharts. Flowchart design gives versatile presenting and explaining of the process. ConceptDraw PRO flowchart software enhanced with Flowcharts solution helps effectively make Flowchart Design. Use of predesigned flowchart symbols and bright color palette offers a fresh view and favorably distinguishes the flowcharts designed in ConceptDraw PRO from the black and white flowcharts on a paper. Preferably to use no more than three or four colors and apply identical for the same shape types. The best flowchart design can be achieved by starting with Flowchart template, or any of suitable ready examples or samples offered in ConceptDraw STORE, open one of them and enter the proper text into each Flowchart shape. Each symbol of the flowchart has a definition that can't be changed. This means that all flowcharts shapes can be grouped in according to their meaning. Users with ConceptDraw PRO flowchart software can style groups of symbols with close definitions by color sets chosen from complementary palette. Almost all workflows can be depicted as a flowchart. Colored diagrams are more light for perception of the certain information, this is part of flowchart design. Bright colors need to be used in the key points of Decision symbols, to focus attention on their importance for whole process flow. Read more
Business Process Modeling with ConceptDraw
Business Process Modeling with ConceptDraw "Business Process Diagrams" Solution
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How to Connect Objects on PC

ConceptDraw PRO provides a few options for drawing connections between objects: Direct Connectors, Smart, Arc, Bezier, Curve and Round Connectors. You can connect objects in your ConceptDraw diagram with proper connectors using the embedded automatic connection modes. This article describes how you can connect objects with connectors and how you can ascribe different types and behaviors. Read more
Arrow 10 Technology
Arrow 10 Technology
The vector stencils library "Pyramid diagrams" contains 28 templates of pyramid diagrams, triangle charts and triangular schemes.
Use these templates to create your pyramid diagrams in the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Pyramid Diagrams solution from the Marketing area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Pyramid 1
Pyramid 1, pyramid, triangle,
Pyramid 2
Pyramid 2, pyramid, triangle,
Pyramid 3
Pyramid 3, pyramid, triangle,
Pyramid 4
Pyramid 4, pyramid, triangle,
Pyramid 5
Pyramid 5, pyramid, triangle,
Pyramid 1 Isometric
Pyramid 1 Isometric, pyramid, triangle,
Pyramid 2 Isometric
Pyramid 2 Isometric, pyramid, triangle,
Pyramid 3 Isometric
Pyramid 3 Isometric, pyramid, triangle,
Pyramid 4 Isometric
Pyramid 4 Isometric, pyramid, triangle,
Pyramid 5 Isometric
Pyramid 5 Isometric, pyramid, triangle,
Triangle diagram, arrows
Triangle diagram, arrows, triangle diagram with circle and arrows,
Triangle diagram
Triangle diagram, triangle diagram with circles,
Triangular pyramid
Triangular pyramid, triangle diagram,
Triangular diagram
Triangular diagram, triangle diagram, triangular diagram, triangle chart, triangular chart, triangle scheme, triangular scheme,
Triangle scheme
Triangle scheme, triangle diagram with oval,
Triangle chart
Triangle chart, triangle diagram, triangular diagram, triangle chart, triangular chart, triangle scheme, triangular scheme,
Triangle chart, isometric
Triangle chart, isometric, triangle chart, triangle, pyramid, triangle diagram,
Triangular scheme
Triangular scheme, triangular Venn diagram,
Arrowed block pyramid
Arrowed block pyramid, arrowed block pyramid, triangle diagram, triangular diagram, triangle chart, triangular chart, triangle scheme, triangular scheme,
Funnel diagram
Funnel diagram, funnel diagram,
3-level funnel diagram
3-level funnel diagram, funnel diagram,
4-level funnel diagram
4-level funnel diagram, funnel diagram,
5-level funnel diagram
5-level funnel diagram, funnel diagram,
2-level pyramid diagram
2-level pyramid diagram, 3D pyramid diagram,
3-level pyramid diagram
3-level pyramid diagram, 3D pyramid diagram,
4-level pyramid diagram
4-level pyramid diagram, 3D pyramid diagram,
5-level pyramid diagram
5-level pyramid diagram, 3D pyramid diagram,
6-level pyramid diagram
6-level pyramid diagram, 3D pyramid diagram,

Cross Functional Flowchart Symbols

The excellent possibility to create attractive Cross Functional Flowcharts for step-by-step visualization the operations of a business process flow of any degree of detailing is offered by ConceptDraw’s Cross-Functional Flowcharts solution. The extensive selection of commonly used vector cross functional flowchart symbols allow you to demonstrate the document flow in organization, to represent each team member’s responsibilities and how processes get shared or transferred between different teams and departments. Read more

Cross Functional Flowchart

ConceptDraw PRO 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! Read more
The vector stencils library "Education titled callouts" contains 14 titled callout blocks.
Use it to design your educational infograms.
"In publishing, a call-out or callout is a short string of text connected by a line, arrow, or similar graphic to a feature of an illustration or technical drawing, and giving information about that feature. The term is also used to describe a short piece of text set in larger type than the rest of the page and intended to attract attention.
A similar device in word processing is a special text box with or without a small "tail" that can be pointed to different locations on a document." [Callout. Wikipedia]
The shapes example "Design elements - Education titled callouts" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Education Infographics solition from the area "Business Infographics" in ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Titled callout blocks
Titled callout blocks, rounded rectangle callout, ribbon arrow callout, rectangle callout, circle callout , callout with divider, balloon callout, arrowed callout, ribbon callout, arrowed callout, arrow right callout, arrow callout,
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How to Create a Typography Infographic Using ConceptDraw PRO

Infographics are a good way to visually share knowledge , to communicate information and illustrate a message. Typography Infographics can help to present at a glance a large pack of complex information in a clear and vivid manner. Designers use the elements of typography Infographics to compose a graphic presentation of an information that is intended to depict the information behind the numbers in a creative and interesting visual way. Each infographic element is used to depict and explain an idea of the current portion of information. Each infographic element must inform its message clearly. ConceptDraw PRO provides the ability to design different kinds of typography infographics. You can use ConceptDraw Typography Infographics solution to create typography infographics effortlessly and quickly using the special set of vector stencils libraries. Read more