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SMARTDRAW USER GUIDE: Fundamentals for New Users
HOW TO SEARCH FOR SYMBOLS
1 In the SmartPanel, click More. In the More drop-down menu, select More. . .
2 In the More Symbols dialogue box, enter the appropriate search criteria.
3 Click Enter key or the magnifying glass.
HOW TO OPEN A NEW SYMBOL LIBRARY
1 In the Search Results, select the appropriate library. Confirm and review library in the
review area of the More Symbols dialogue box.
2 Click OK.
Note: The new symbol library will appear in the SmartPanel and the More Symbols
dialogue box will automatically close.
For example, if we enter “value stream” and click Search…. we’ll find the symbols used for Value Stream
Mapping. If this is the library we want to use, simply click OK. When you look to the left in the
SmartPanel, the title Value Stream Mapping appears at the top. Now, you can easily click and drag
symbols into the Work Area. Once we’ve gathered the symbols we need, return to the original library
by navigating to the Library Selector menu and select Flowchart.
I can choose to scroll through the symbols or for ease of use, I’ll click the Symbols tab. Now, I can easily
click and drag symbols into my Work Area as needed. Once I’ve gathered the symbols I need, I can
return to the original library by navigating to the More drop-down menu and select Flowchart. And if I
want to access any symbol library that I have recently used I’d simply return to the More drop-down
HOW TO RETURN TO A RECENT SYMBOLS LIBRARY
1 Navigate to the SmartPanel. Click the More drop-down arrow.
Note: The Library Selector Menu drop-down menu will display.
2 In the More drop-down menu, select the appropriate recent library.