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Block Shapes

Flowchart Maker supports all the flowchart shapes defined by Excel.

To find these shapes inside Excel, go to Excel’s  Insert  ribbon tab, in the  Illustrations  group there are 28 items in the  Flowchart  section.

Process
Process Legend
Alternate Process
Alternate Process Legend
Decision
Decision Legend
Data
Data Legend
Predefined Process
Predefined Process Legend
Internal Storage
Internal Storage Legend
Document
Document Legend
Multidocument
Multidocument Legend
Terminator
Terminator Legend
Preparation
Preparation Legend
Manual Input
Manual Input Legend
Manual Operation
Manual Operation Legend
Connector
Connector Legend
Off-page Connector
Off-page Connector Legend
Card
Card Legend
Punched Tape
Punched Tape Legend
Summing Junction
Summing Junction Legend
Or
Or Legend
Collate
Collate Legend
Sort
Sort Legend
Extract
Extract Legend
Merge
Merge Legend
Stored Data
Stored Data Legend
Delay
Delay Legend
Sequential Access Storage
Sequential Access Storage Legend
Magnetic Disk
Magnetic Disk Legend
Direct Access Storage
Direct Access Storage Legend
Display
Display Legend

Connectors

Excel defines 3 types of connectors: Straight, Elbow and Curve.

You can choose connector type before creating a diagram. To do this, go to the "Flowchart" ribbon tab, from the "Connect Type" list, choose the connector type you want. "Auto" means if two blocks are on the same axis, then it uses straight connector, otherwise it uses curve connector.

Straight
Straight Legend
Elbow
Elbow Legend
Curve
Curve Legend

Decision Labels

Decision labels are annotations added to connectors. They are usually added to connectors originating from a decision block to explain different decision paths.

The app allows you to add the labels to other connectors too, but this is not a common practice.

Decison label
Decison Label Legend