Adding images to sketches

You can add images to a sketch from a set of stock images or from a location on your computer.

Before you begin

Create a sketch and open it in the sketch editor. See Sketching simple diagrams.

About this task

You can convert any sketch element to an image by clicking it; then click Properties and click the custom image property. You can search for an image in the Image dialog box by typing in the field or expanding the list. To load your own image to the server, complete the following steps.


  1. Click Designs > Upload > Image.
  2. On the Properties tab, next to the Custom Image field, click the Upload icon.
  3. In the Upload an Image dialog box, select the image to add to the sketch; then click Upload and Save. You can either select an existing image on the server or upload a new one.