Announcing SVG import

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Posted by: Lucid Content Team

Lucidchart makes diagramming easy with our shape alignment and SVG import features, both of which will improve your diagramming experience. Both features are available to all users, free or paid.

Perfect alignment

lucidchart shape alignment feature You can select a group of objects and right-click to preview your desired alignment, whether that’s left, middle, right, top, center, or bottom. We’ve also implemented colored lines to guide your placement; view them by moving an object in relation to any other object. Great-looking docs are just a click away!

SVG import (beta)

Lucidchart SVG importOur users would request a feature for importing Scalable Vector Graphics and we've delivered. SVG import is available to all users! This feature makes it easy to save custom shapes in a smooth vector format. SVG import also allows for greater interoperability with other software tools. Whether you download .svg files from the web or create your own with Illustrator, Inkscape, or SVG-edit, Lucidchart is equipped to meet your needs. To get started, click the “More Shapes” button and select “Import SVG”. Then simply select a destination library or create a new one. You can even upload multiple files at once by holding Ctrl (Cmd) and clicking each file.


We hope these features are useful for you and your team. Please let us know if you have any feedback, and as always, thank you for choosing Lucidchart. - The Lucid Team

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