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What Are People Using to Make Those Awesome Linking Diagrams?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by mouthpaw, Jan 5, 2012.

  1. mouthpaw

    mouthpaw Junior Member Premium Member

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    There's a ton of these diagrams here and elsewhere: nice, neat diagrams with blocks for link sources and destinations, and lines showing the linking relationships... They're awesome and I have no idea how they're made, and I want to make mine!

    What are people using?
     
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    marusia Senior Member

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    Visio, Microsoft excel, Microsoft word...pick your poison. I could do the same thing with the smart art / shapes tools.
     
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    I am not sure about the real tool people used in their works. Just about my experience. Sorry if I did not understand your question correctly.

    When I tried to create pictures with massive using linked diagramms, (for prezentation) I tried to search for a free and easy solution (do not have MS Office). Basically Linux drawing tools were not bad. As for the Windows - Inscape. Though these were not too primitive to use it freely with turning off the head.

    Final solution for me was a picture editor in the Google docs. Diagramms can be aligned, you can choose diff. forms, arrows as well have many modifications etc. At least I stopped at this solution for creating diagramms.
     
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    marusia Senior Member

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    "open office" is free. :)
     
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    themidiman Power Member

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    ^^ Try them. I think that's what you're talking about.
    I use them to plan out my SEO link strategy before I launch a site.
     
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    Try Gliffy..you will like it!

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    http://www.gliffy.com/examples/
     
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    I usually settle with MS PowerPoint
     
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    I've been playing around with XMind lately - It does a pretty good job, and is free.
     
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    mouthpaw Junior Member Premium Member

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    D'ohf! I'm kinda thinking the Googlebutton would have saved you guys the breath. I wasn';t sure that I was using the right terms for what I was looking for, but yep, there it is: "create diagrams" Heh.

    Thanks folks, these all look like gizzackly what I was looking for. Bubbl.us and gliffy look especially fun at first glance.

    Off to play...
     
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    Smart Draw is a good one. It's not "free," but it comes with a free trial to test it out.