Full Integration with Google Workspace™
Connect SmartDraw and Your Google Account
Add Your Google Drive to SmartDraw
Create New SmartDraw Diagrams Directly From Google Drive
Once SmartDraw has been added to your Google Workspace™ account, you can create new SmartDraw documents directly from Google Drive. Simply click on New, navigate to More and choose SmartDraw Diagrams.
Login with your normal SmartDraw credentials.
Draw your diagram or choose an existing diagram stored in your account and save it to Google Drive.
Save Diagrams to Google Drive and Team Folders
Make Google Drive the Default or Only Saving Option
As an administrator of a multi-seat or site license, you can change the default storage provider for your entire license or completely restrict the storage providers available to your users.
To do so, login to your account, click on "Licenses & Subscriptions", and select the license you want to manage. Next, click on "Set Document Storage Preferences".
Open SmartDraw Diagrams on Google Drive
SmartDraw diagrams will appear with thumbnail previews in your Google Drive folders. To edit a file, navigate to it and double-click to bring up an app selection drop-down and choose "SmartDraw Diagrams."
You can also right-click on the file, go to "Open With" in the modal that pops up and choose "SmartDraw Diagrams."
Any changes you make to the diagram will be saved to Google Drive automatically.
Add SmartDraw Diagrams to Google Docs and More
You can enhance any boring documentation or report with some eye-catching visuals. Create diagrams and easily insert them to any document or sheet in Google Workspace™ using the SmartDraw Add-On.
Make your reports and documentation pop with professional visuals and easy-to-understand diagrams.
In your Google Doc, go to "Add-Ons", choose "SmartDraw Diagrams" and click on "Insert Diagram."
Login with your SmartDraw credentials and create a diagram or choose an existing diagram to add to your document.
Updating Inserted Diagrams
If you need to update a diagram, launch the SmartDraw Add-On, update your document and reinsert it or if you've updated your diagram independently using SmartDraw, choose "Update All Diagrams" or "Update Selected Diagrams" under the SmartDraw Diagrams menu and the service will go find the latest the version of the inserted visuals.