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Copy/paste image to create a node on the fly

+10 votes
in yEd I strongly miss to paste an image from the clipboard.


For example you need an icon in yor drawing, you search in google/images, copy it from the FireFox and paste it into the working canvas "on the fly" just as you do in Visio, Powerpoint, etc WITHOUT having to save it as a file.


Don't you miss that? Votes?
in Feature Requests by (220 points)

1 Answer

0 votes
No Chance!

If you try this out, the button is grey and not available! Is there a trick to enable the paste funcion?



edited by

Either drag&drop image files from e.g. Windows Explorer into yEd's editor tabs or follow the instructions in How can I use my own node symbols in yEd?.

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