Create Flowchart C#

Flowcharts are a powerful visual tool for representing processes and workflows. In this blog post, we will explore how to create flowcharts in C#. Whether you’re building a complex application or just need to visualize a simple process, creating flowchart diagrams can be useful when you need to share information with the concerned audience.

Why Create Flowcharts?

Making flowcharts is helpful for different reasons. For example:

Automated Documentation: Automatically generate flowcharts based on code or configuration files, ensuring up-to-date documentation.

Dynamic Diagrams: Create dynamic, data-driven flowcharts that can change in real-time based on user input or other variables.

Integration: Embed flowcharts within your applications, allowing users to interact with and manipulate them directly within the software.

Flowchart Generator - C# API Installation

To follow this tutorial, you need to configure Visual Studio IDE, and prepare the the environment by installing Conholdate.Total for .NET with the NuGet installation command below:

PM> NuGet\Install-Package Conholdate.Total

Make Flowchart in C#

You can learn to create a flowchart in C# by adding a few shapes and connectors:

  • Begin by creating the schema for the flowchart diagram.
  • Load the master to add shapes using the Diagram class.
  • Add shapes and connectors according to the schema.
  • Arrange the layout for the flowchart diagram.
  • Lastly, save the flowchart as a VSDX file using the Save method.

The sample code below shows how to generate a flowchart in C#:

Demo Project

You can download the working sample project on your end for a quick demonstration of the feature. Moreover, it can be further enhanced by modifying the shapes, connections, connectors, etc. for testing different use cases.

Free Evaluation License

You may get a free temporary license to test the APIs to their full capacity.

Summing Up

Creating flowcharts programmatically in C# is a powerful way to automate the visualization of processes and workflows. With the help of covered classes and method calls, you can quickly generate dynamic and interactive flowcharts. We hope this tutorial has provided you with a solid foundation to start creating your own flowcharts in C#. In case of any ambiguity, please reach out to us at forum.


Can I create more complex flowcharts with additional shapes and connectors?

Yes, you can create as many shapes and connectors as needed to represent any process.

Can I export the flowchart to an image or PDF?

Yes, it supports exporting flowcharts to various formats, including images and PDFs.

Can I add custom shapes to the flowchart?

Yes, you can create custom shapes. This allows you to create shapes that are tailored to your specific needs.

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