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LucidChart

LucidChart - http://www.lucidchart.com

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Description of Application/Tool

Diagramming solution useful to easily create flowcharts, organization charts, simple floor plans, mind maps, Venn diagrams, and more.  It is a user friendly, web-based diagramming tool focusing on the ease of drawing and manipulating a wide variety of charts and drawings. LucidChart also integrates seamlessly with Google Drive, Google Docs, and Microsoft Visio.  LucidChart is free for faculty and staff!

Learn more from Seth and Holly about LucidCharts and how to sign up.

LucidChart demonstrations

How to access LucidChart

From the Application Launcher found on any Google Apps Product, scroll down to the very bottom and click the LucidChart icon.

How to Learn More about this Application/Tool

Best Practices for this Application/Tool

  • For ease of access, link LucidChart to Google Drive and then create new charts from Google Drive instead of LucidChart web page.
  • Automated backup/restore to Google Drive is available.  Please follow these instructions.
    • Select "Account" on the LucidChart home screen
    • Click "Backup/Restore"
    • Select options

Service Notes

  • Since this tool is web-based, an Internet connection is required in most cases, however, a Google Chrome browser app is available for offline use of LucidChart.

Disclaimer

APU can remove access to this tool at any time without prior notice if IMT determines that the continued use of LucidChart poses a significant risk to the safety and privacy of university and student data.

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