How to add shapes in Cacoo

Cacoo offers an extensive shapes library to help you customize your diagrams. 

In this guide, we’ll show you how to:

  • Add shapes
  • Edit shapes
  • Switch shapes

Add shapes

To add basic shapes to your diagram:

  • Select the shapes icon from the tool menu.
  • Drag and drop the shape onto the sheet.
  • Or, double-click on a shape to add it directly to your sheet.

To create and save custom shapes or add flowcharts, wireframes, AWS, Azure, and other shapes, select “More shapes” to open the shapes library.

Edit shapes

Select a shape to open the editor menu where you can edit the fill, shadow, and other elements.

Switch shapes

To switch a shape:

  • Select the shape.
  • Select the shapes icon from the editor menu.
  • Select the new shape.

Switching a shape to a curly bracket ({ or }) will reset the color and line styles to their defaults. 

Useful tip!

You can further edit the shapes. Just select the shape and edit them using the editor menu. You can learn more about the editing functions from the Edit Diagrams articles
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