At Zen Flowchart, we pride ourselves in having the most intuitive, easy-to-use flowchart maker on the market. And as such, we hope you’ll be able to create flowcharts with our tool without much help.

However, here’s some quick pointers of the main features to get you started. Let us know if you have any issues by emailing us at

(Zen Flowchart is best used on Chrome or Firefox. We do not support Internet Explorer or Edge)

1. Create a new node

Create a new node by clicking or dragging the “New Node” button, or hover a node and click on the “Add node” button.

2. Connect 2 nodes

Hover over a node and click on a node connector, then drag the arrow to another node connector.

3. Add text on flow lines

Double click on a flow line to add text

4. Delete objects
Select a node and click on the trash icon or press Delete on your keyboard.

5. Keyboard shortcuts

  • Copy: Ctrl/⌘ + C
  • Paste: Ctrl/⌘ + V
  • Zoom In: +/= key
  • Zoom Out: -/_ key
  • Undo: Ctrl/⌘ + Z
  • Redo: Ctrl/⌘ + Y