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    Question Easy programs for illustrating home network?

    Hi Folks,

    I am looking to easily map out/illustrate my home network and wondered if there were easy easy tools with which to do this?

    Nothing fancy, just something I can draw boxes - link with lines (cables) and then annotate or similar so that I can accurately map out what my home network 'looks' like.

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    Re: Easy programs for illustrating home network?

    Answering my own question. I was able to do this using Lucid app. Pretty neat for a free app.
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    Re: Easy programs for illustrating home network?

    Evolus Pencil is another nice free app. Good for flowcharts etc too - you can drag items around and the connecting lines update accordingly.

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    Re: Easy programs for illustrating home network?

    Hi,

    Another one to try is yEd Graph Editor. Easy to use and free.

    Thanks.

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