Custom connection points on shapes in FigJam

FigJam is currently pretty limited when it comes to architecture diagrams. We really need the ability, like other diagramming tools, to add customer connection points onto all shapes so that lines can attach in more than just 4 places.

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Hi there,

Thank you for sharing your idea! We greatly value your feedback, and we would like to gauge the reaction of other members in the community. We may consider it for future enhancements!

Thanks,
Toku

I definitely +1 this request. I’m often dealing with complex flows which essentially resemble sequence diagrams. At the moment, those are almost impossible to create because lines have to emerge from the same fixed location which ruins the ‘time’ communication of the diagram, and sequence of events.

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Yeah, I’m trying to do more technical application architecture diagrams and it’s just not very good for this. I am currently fudging it by grouping diamond shapes inside of squares and then connecting lines to the shapes inside the square - but it’s kludgy. If there is no desire to fix it I will be forced to abandon FigJam and go back to draw.io or something else.

I have the same problem. I love FigJam but I can’t design technical diagrams. I don’t want to use another tool, I’d rather use FigJam for everything but this missing feature is a killer.

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For anyone interested in this feature, don’t forget to vote it up at the top of the page!

A start would be to add connection points to each cell of a table, or to expand the 4-point to a 9-point structure?

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Upvoting this! Agreed with Koesper that expanding the 4-point structure would be awesome. We want to move our technical diagramming to FigJam too!

It would be nice to be able to have more connection points on an object in a FigJam flowchart. When you have to create more complex flow charts you can lose some clarity because you might have to have multiple line coming in an out of a single object and 4 connection points might not be enough. I’ve attache a couple examples of what I’m trying to achieve.



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Upvoting too. Custom connection points are a must have feature for anything but the most trivial architecture/block diagramming (and real work is never trivial).
I consider this feature to be the most critically needed missing feature to make FigJam viable for our collaboration needs.

Same here too, our Backend Devs can’t add enough details when they are doing these maps due to the limited list of connector options please Figma Team add this simple feature to FigJam this will help a lot of teams.

I would also make this more advanced and have the option to even upload or use an icon as a custom connector just to give even more freedom to have your own setup.

This would be so useful! Especially for Entity Relationship Diagrams. I’m also interested in this idea, which could really help in some scenarios.