August 23, 2018 · How To Vecta
Vecta is more than just a normal browser-based SVG editor, it's especially powerful when you have all the flexibility you need to make the most out of the platform. Plugins can drastically change the way you work, saves time and enhances productivity by eliminating repetitive work and human errors. It's like drawing with superpowers!
With plugins, you can programmatically customize certain functionalities and features to cater to your own needs and usage.
To get started, we test drive Vecta’s plugins firsthand ourselves and did cool stuffs like this:
And some other useful plugins below. All these plugins are available in your editor by default so feel free to try them out.
1. Material Design and Font Awesome icons
Want your SVG graphics to always stay sharp and crisp? Forget about tweaking your shapes manually, all you need is a Sharpener! It automatically snap your shapes to the nearest grid to ensure that your shapes are always on grid, so your shapes stay perfectly sharp and crisp even when displayed on websites!
3. JSON to Tree
4. Pie Chart and Line Chart
Easily create pie chart and line chart in Vecta to convey data to your readers in presentations. With a click, your pie chart and line chart will be ready for you to tell your stories!
5. TSV to table
TSV is widely portable since it is universally accepted by Google Sheets and Excel, and now you can even show your data in Vecta drawing. Drag and drop a TSV file into your drawing and this plugin will automatically tabulate a table for you.
Scatterer randomly distribute shapes to make patterns on your drawing. Sometimes it’s just hard for us to intentionally randomize shapes to make nice patterns, but now with scatterer, you can easily make a simple and pretty background for your website or even desktop wallpaper.
Ready to build yourself a tailor-made superpower on Vecta? Here’s our API documentation to help you get started! Share to us what you’ve got, as we’re excited to hear about your badass plugins!