Getting started with flowcharts
Here's a quick start guide to help you get the most out of Whimsical flowcharts.
Making a flowchart
First, create a new Board or switch to Board mode, then there are a few ways to make your first shape:
- Click or drag a shape out from the toolbar
- Use the keyboard shortcut
Tip: Check out this template to learn about some of the uses for different flowchart shapes.
Fun flowchart features
There are many ways to style your flowchart shapes, which you'll find in the toolbar including:
- Changing the colour and the shape of an element
- Changing outlines
- Adding transparency
It's easy to edit the text as well:
- Increase and decrease font size
- Change the text position
- Apply bold or italic styles
Use the quick connectors to build a Flowchart fast or try
Option (or Alt) +
Arrow keys to supercharge the process.
Tip: Find other keyboard shortcuts in this article.
Spice things up! You can add icons and images to your Flowcharts as well...
Examples and Templates
Head on over here for some sweet examples and templates you can use - Community Templates
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