Flow charts

Flow chart example

What is a flowchart

A flowchart is a graphical description of a process or algorithm using various symbols of different forms to represent operations, data, threads, etc. relations between which are shown by the arrows. Flowcharts are used to explain sophisticated ideas in simplified manner so that even inexperienced audience could easily get the idea. Flowcharts are also helpful to their creators — when developing a flowchart you visually break a process to steps and begin to clearly understand the step's place as a part of the process as a whole.

Why use flowcharts

Flowcharts will help you understand how logical the process is, discover problem areas and relations breaks, define the complexity of a process, and create a common knowledge base for a process.

Flowcharts are commonly used to:

How Grapholite can help

Grapholite allows you to easier create a flowchart by offering the following abilities:

Flow chart example

Flowchart Symbols

Different flow chart symbols have different meanings. The most common flow chart symbols are:

Flow chart example

How to Draw a Basic Flowchart

Easy creation of flowcharts is a primary function of Grapholite. To illustrate it, we've made the following video. A slower video version, paying attention to every detail, is available by the link.

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