This extension integrates Excalidraw into VS Code.
To use it, create an empty file with a
Try the web version at : https://excalidraw.com/
The source of the drawing can be embedded directly in a PNG or SVG image. Just create a new
You can control the default export options using the
Draw from your browser
Switch Editor Theme
The extension support three theme options:
Import Public Library
Check out the available libraries at libraries.excalidraw.com, and don't hesitate to contribute your own !
View Drawing Source
You can switch between the Excalidraw editor and the source (text or image) using the editor toolbar.
Associate Additional Extensions with the Excalidraw Editor
By default, this extension only handles
Add this to your VS Code
You won't be able to edit arbitrary SVG files though - only those that have been created with Excalidraw or this extension!
Sharing your Library
If you want to use a workspace specific library (and share it with other contributors), set the
By default, the extension will use the Visual Studio Code Display Language to determine the language to use. You can overwrite it using the
Only bug reports / feature requests specifics to the VS Code integration should go to the extension repository. If it is not the case, please report your issue directly to the Excalidraw project.
Note for Contributors
Thank you for considering contributing to the extension :sparkling_heart: !
This extension only goal is to integrate Excalidraw to the Visual Studio Code ecosystem. Users should be able to use both the website and the extension with a minimal amount of friction. As such, we will not accept any contribution that significantly modify the user experience compared to the Excalidraw website.
There are exceptions to this rule (for example, the switch theme icon was deported to Visual Studio Code editor toolbar to allow a better integration). In case of uncertainty, create a thread in the project Discussion Page.