Excalidraw Automate How To
Use ExcalidrawAutomate to create or manipulate Excalidraw drawings using the ExcalidrawAutomate Script Engine, the Templater or the QuickAdd plugins, and to generate embedded SVG and PNG images using DataviewJS
With a little work, using ExcalidrawAutomate you can generate simple mindmaps, build a family tree, fill out SVG forms, create customized charts, or automate simple tasks (i.e. create macros) in Excalidraw.
- start here Introduction to the API
- Overview of Attributes and Functions
- Element Sytle
- Canvas Style
- Adding Objects
- Utility Functions
ExcalidrawAutomate Script Engine
I recommend using the Scripts Engine for “Macro” like automation, when you want to automate a few simple steps, such as adding a box around a text element, or connecting two objects with an arrow, or setting line width or the grid to a custom value.
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