Flowchart mode for Inkscape

Bug #290185 reported by Lionel Dricot on 2008-10-28
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Inkscape
Wishlist
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Bug Description

It would be really interesting to have a "flowchart mode" in Inkscape, allowing easy use of a pre-set of shapes and connectors. (see attached screenshot from MS Visio for the example)

It would allow to use inkscape instead of dia and MS Visio.

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Lionel Dricot (ploum-deactivatedaccount) wrote :
nightrow (jb-benoit) on 2008-10-28
Changed in inkscape:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
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Eduardo Cereto (dudus) wrote :

check this nice tutorial to create flowcharts in inkscape.
http://www.ioncannon.net/utilities/123/10-tips-for-creating-good-looking-diagrams-using-inkscape/

maybe this should be converted into a question.

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Lionel Dricot (ploum-deactivatedaccount) wrote :

Eduardo > I know this tutorial (and I posted the bug after reading it). What I miss is some predefined shaped that I can connect easily, just like in Dia. People switching from Visio often tell me that it's something they are missing.

jazzynico (jazzynico) on 2009-12-26
tags: added: connectors
Kris (kris-degussem) on 2013-03-18
Changed in inkscape:
status: New → Confirmed
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Aaron O'Toole (christian-ferraro-mech) wrote :

I just added a feature request that is similar to this:

https://bugs.launchpad.net/inkscape/+bug/1252035

I'm not sure if the admin consider this the same topic. In my post I list a specific feature that is desired.

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