Summary: InputDraw, a Flash-based drawing tool
Version: 2009-05-07
Prerequisites: adobe flashplayer plugin (browser side)
Status: beta testing
Maintainer: Austin (
Categories: Editing, Images
Discussion: InputDraw-Talk

Questions answered by this recipe

How can I draw pictures in PmWiki without Java runtime?


InputDraw is an Easy, Cross-Browser, Form Integrated Flash Draw Widget.

It is developed and maintained at, which provides a simple way of enjoying online drawing. It supports viewing, editing and saving SVG image format.

With this recipe, InputDraw can be easily integrated into PmWiki as an online paintor and a SVG image viewer.


You need to have flashplayer and javascript support in your browser to use this recipe.


Installation & Setup



  • Add include_once("$FarmD/cookbook/inputdraw.php"); into your local/config.php

How to Use

Simply use "(:inputdraw filename.svg:)" wherever you want to use InputDraw. Press Save button below the canvas when you are done drawing. (Please note that you will need upload authorization of current Group/Page to save image file.)

If you want to use InputDraw as a viewer, use "(:inputdrawview filename.svg:)" instead.

More Advanced Usage

The Markup inputdraw and inputdrawview takes four parameters:

(:inputdraw filename.svg width height background_image_url:)

Note that width, height and background_image_url are optional.

width and height should be a valid integer number or a percentage. background_image_url should be a valid address to an image file.


(:inputdraw inputdraw.svg 90% 300:)

Release Notes

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See Also

License (contained in the download is the free version)

  • Free Non-Commercial License (from
    The non-commercial version is entirely free. You can use it as much as you like it. We do encourage you to make something of it. Incorporate it in your non-commercial projects.
  • Commercial License
    A commercial license needs to be purchased from widget author's website.



See discussion at InputDraw-Talk

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