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Flowchart design. Flowchart symbols, shapes, stencils and icons

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

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
The vector stencils library "Packaging, loading, customs" contains 28 clipart images of packing materials and packaging equipment for drawing illustrations.
"Packaging is the technology of enclosing or protecting products for distribution, storage, sale, and use. Packaging also refers to the process of design, evaluation, and production of packages. Packaging can be described as a coordinated system of preparing goods for transport, warehousing, logistics, sale, and end use. Packaging contains, protects, preserves, transports, informs, and sells. In many countries it is fully integrated into government, business, institutional, industrial, and personal use." [Packaging and labeling. Wikipedia]
The clip art example "Packaging, loading, customs - Vector stencils library" was created in ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software using the Manufacturing and Maintenance solution from the Illustration area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Cardboard box
Cardboard box, cardboard, box,
Cardboard box (open)
Cardboard box (open), cardboard box,
Paper bag
Paper bag, paper bag,
Woodgrain barrel
Woodgrain barrel, woodgrain, barrel,
Barrel
Barrel, barrel, oil barrel,
Crate
Crate, crate,
Container
Container, container,
Handcart with cardboard box
Handcart with cardboard box, delivery, sack truck, hand truck cart,
Flatbed trolley
Flatbed trolley, cart,
Hand truck
Hand truck, cart,
Porter
Porter, porter,
Gantry crane
Gantry crane, gantry crane,
Jib crane
Jib crane, stationary crane,
Level luffing crane
Level luffing crane, harbour crane,
Deck crane
Deck crane, ship, crane,
Packaging
Packaging, packing,
Packaging machine
Packaging machine, packaging machine,
Packing conveyor
Packing conveyor, packing conveyor, conveyor,
Vacuum packaging machine
Vacuum packaging machine, vacuum packer,
State border sign
State border sign, border sign,
Border checkpoint
Border checkpoint, border, border point,
Customs sign
Customs sign, customs sign,
Border control
Border control, immigration,
Port of entry office
Port of entry office, customs office,
Customs officer
Customs officer, customs officer,
Stocker with cardboard boxes
Stocker with cardboard boxes, loading workman, warehouse worker,
Warehouse workers
Warehouse workers, loading workmen,
Pallet jack
Pallet jack, forklift cart, pallet truck,
HelpDesk

How to Resize Objects

When creating diagram using ConceptDraw PRO, you can select, move, resize and rotate objects. After selecting an object (or objects) in a document, you can change it position, resize it or move an object to the desired position. The sizes of objects in ConceptDraw PRO can be changed by simple dragging, or you can set a particular size of any object. Using ConceptDraw PRO, you can re-size an object on the page using the absolute measurements instead of a mouse. You can make quick work of designing complex drawing using a combination of different-sized items. Read more

How to Create Presentation of Your Project Gantt Chart

During the planning, discussing and execution of a project you may need to prepare a presentation using project views such as the Gantt Chart, Multiproject Dashboard or Resource Usage View. It’s easy do with ConceptDraw PROJECT! Read more
The vector stencils library "General window elements" contains 31 window elements.
Use this window UI icon set to design graphic user interface (GUI) of your software application for OS X 10.10 Yosemite Apple Mac operating system.
The example "General window elements - Vector stencils library" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Mac OS User Interface solution from the Software Development area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Main app window area
Main app window area, main app window area,
Main sidebar
Main sidebar, main sidebar,
Window panel
Window panel, window panel,
General slider
General slider, general slider,
Volume slider
Volume slider, volume slider,
Audio level
Audio level, audio level,
Divider line
Divider line, divider line,
Scroll bar
Scroll bar, scroll bar,
Text label
Text label, text label,
Radio button
Radio button,
Radio button - selected
Radio button - selected,
Check box
Check box, check box,
Check box - selected
Check box - selected, check box,
Stepper control
Stepper control, little arrows, stepper control,
Disclosure button - point down
Disclosure button - point down, disclosure button, expand field button, chevron,
Disclosure button - point up
Disclosure button - point up, disclosure button, collapse field button,
Help button
Help button, help button,
Add / subtract accounts
Add / subtract accounts, add-subtract accounts,
Text field
Text field, text field,
Text field - selected
Text field - selected, text field,
Push button
Push button, push button,
Push button - active
Push button - active, push button,
Pop-up menu
Pop-up menu, pop-up menu,
Group box
Group box, group box,
Image well
Image well, image well,
Left segment button
Left segment button, segmented control,
Center segment button
Center segment button, segmented control,
Right segment button
Right segment button, segmented control,
Left segment button - active
Left segment button - active, segmented control,
Center segment button - active
Center segment button - active, segmented control,
Right segment button - active
Right segment button - active, segmented control,
The vector stencils library "Ribbon interface" contains 41 ribbon shapes.
Use it for designing Microsoft ribbon graphic user interface (GUI) of software for Windows computers in the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Graphic User Interface solution from the Software Development area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Main Window with Menu
Main Window with Menu, main window, menu,
Main Window
Main Window, main window,
Menu
Menu, menu,
Special Menu
Special Menu, menu,
Field
Field, field,
Tools Group
Tools Group, tools group,
Tools Group Minimized
Tools Group Minimized, tools group,
Tool Button
Tool Button, tool button,
Tool Button
Tool Button, tool button,
Toolbar
Toolbar, toolbar,
Label
Label, label,
Text Label
Text Label,
Edit Box
Edit Box, edit box,
Combobox
Combobox, combobox,
Combobox with List
Combobox with List, combobox,
Drop-down Menu
Drop-down Menu, drop-down menu,
Spin Box
Spin Box, spin box,
Check Box
Check Box, check box,
Radio Button
Radio Button, radio button,
Styles Control 1
Styles Control 1, styles control,
Styles Control 2
Styles Control 2, styles control,
Rounded Tab
Rounded Tab, rounded tab,
Floating Dialogue
Floating Dialogue, floating dialogue,
Status Bar
Status Bar, status bar,
Small Toolbar (for Status Bar)
Small Toolbar (for Status Bar), toolbar,
Zoom Slider
Zoom Slider, zoom slider,
Horizontal Scroll
Horizontal Scroll, horizontal scroll,
Vertical Scroll
Vertical Scroll, vertical scroll,
Drop-down List
Drop-down List, drop-down list,
Arrow
Arrow, arrow,
Close
Close, close,
Drop-down Menu Base
Drop-down Menu Base, drop-down menu,
Drop-down Menu Left Part
Drop-down Menu Left Part, drop-down menu,
Menu/List Item (Text)
Menu/List Item (Text), menu, list, text,
Menu/List Item (Image)
Menu/List Item (Image), menu, list, image,
Menu/List Item (Image with Text)
Menu/List Item (Image with Text), menu, list,text, image,
Meny/List Header
Meny/List Header, menu, list, header,
Drop-down Menu Separator
Drop-down Menu Separator, drop-down menu,
Vertical Separator
Vertical Separator,
Chek/Option for Drop-down Menu
Chek/Option for Drop-down Menu, chek, option, drop-down menu,
Image
Image, image,
HelpDesk

How to Add and Edit Text on Connectors

The new ConceptDraw Arrows10 Technology is a powerful diagramming technique that powered the way business drawing created. ConceptDraw PRO gives you some tools for connecting shapes: Direct Connectors, Smart, Arc, Bezier, Curve and Round Connectors.Direct Connectors are direct lines from the point to the point. Smart , Arc, Bezier, Curve and Round Connectors are almost the same as Direct Connectors. However, they automatically move around other objects. You can use Chain, or Tree connection mode for connection of multiple objects with any type of connectors. ConceptDraw PRO allows you to add and move text on a connector the same way that you add and move text on other any object. Read more

How To use House Electrical Plan Software

How we can conduct the electricity at house correctly without a plan? It is impossible. The House electrical diagram depicts locations of switches, outlets, dimmers and lights, and lets understand how you will connect them. But design of House Electrical Plan looks a complex task at a glance, which requires a lot of tools and special experience. But now all is simple with all-inclusive floor plan software - ConceptDraw PRO. As a house electrical plan software, the ConceptDraw PRO contains libraries with a large range of professional lighting and electrical symbols, ready-to-use electrical plans samples and examples, and built-in templates for creating great-looking Home floor electrical plans. It is a fastest way to draw Electrical circuit diagrams, Electrical wiring and Circuit schematics, Digital circuits, Electrical equipment, House electrical plans, Satellite television, Cable television, Home cinema, Closed-circuit television when are used the tools of Electric and Telecom Plans Solution from ConceptDraw Solution Park. Files created in Visio for Mac app can be easily imported to ConceptDraw PRO. Also you may import stencils and even libraries. Try for free an alternative to Visio that Apple users recommend. Read more
Create an Electrical Diagram
Create an Electrical Diagram

ERD Symbols and Meanings

Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD) is a popular software engineering tool for database modeling and illustration the logical structure of databases, which uses one of two notations - Chen's or Crow’s Foot. Crow's foot notation is effective when used in software engineering, information engineering, structured systems analysis and design. Each of these notations applies its own set of ERD symbols. Crow's foot diagrams use boxes to represent entities and lines between these boxes to show relationships. Varied shapes at the ends of lines depict the cardinality of a given relationship. Chen's ERD notation is more detailed way to represent entities and relationships. ConceptDraw PRO application enhanced with all-inclusive Entity-Relationship Diagram (ERD) solution allows design professional ER diagrams with Chen's or Crow’s Foot notation on your choice. It contains the full set of ready-to-use standardized ERD symbols and meanings helpful for quickly drawing, collection of predesigned ERD samples, examples and templates. ConceptDraw Pro is a great alternative to Visio for Mac users as it offers more features and can easily handle the most demanding professional needs. Read more
How to Build an Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD)
How to Build an Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD)
HelpDesk

How to Resize Objects Disproportionately

ConceptDraw?PRO gives?you possibility to?freely move, re-size, and?rotate?objects. You?can make?them proportionally larger or?smaller, as?well as?re-size objects to?make them?longer or?shorter in?only one?direction. Read more