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Operating Shapes Properties

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Posted by James Freeman | 01/20/2021
Properties are a collection of data that can be associated with shapes in your drawing or master shapes on a custom stencil,you can add, edit or delete them.

An Edraw drawing can be far more than a picture - it can also be a valuable way to organize your data.

There are twelve kinds of properties listed as follows:

  1. Number
  2. String
  3. Date Time
  4. Duration
  5. Currency
  6. Boolean
  7. Fixed List
  8. Variable List
  9. Color
  10. Percentage
  11. Scientific
  12. Image

Add Data to Shapes

  1. Select the shape or shapes that you want to add data to.
  2. Right-click the selection, and then click Define Shape Data... item.


  1. When you see a message that asks if you want to define the data now, click Yes.

Note: If the shape already contains data fields, you will not see this message.

  1. In the Define Shape Data dialog box, type a label for the field.
  2. To create another field, click New and repeat step 4.
  3. After all of your data fields are defined, click OK.
  4. The Shape Data dialog box appears, showing your fields.

Export Data for Bill of Materials

  1. Click the View menu and check the Shape Data item.
  2. shape data window

  3. You can modfiy the data in the panel for every shape when you select the shape.
  4. click the Export Data button, you can print the data or save the data as a text file.
  5. report form

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