The functions of DrawSVG editor are classified into two user profiles:
The basic profile is free to use with no identification required.
Expert profile needs a drawsvg account which can be created with:
The expert profile is :
Each profile has tasks organized into three categories:
To see the difference between basic and expert profile, visit the links below with the showcases associated with each task:
Table 1.1. User profile tasks
User profile dialog box appears at startup.
To view it during a session click on the user profile icon in the menu bar.
Then identify you with your Patreon or your Google account.
The expert profile remains activated the next time you access drawsvg with the same browser (with cookies enabled).
Unfortunately, due to node-red's architecture based on Node JS, the Google login service and Patreon login service cannot work on it.
To overcome this problem, Node-Red users can use an access code to obtain the expert profile.
Process to get an access code:
Once obtained, click the "Expert access code" button and enter it to get expert profile of your account :
The Patreon platform offers WEB services to connect creators with users in their community.
To create a drawsvg patreon account, you need first a Patreon account.
Once your patreon account is created, click the "Identify on patreon" button to connect your drawsvg account (creation is done at the first request) with it:
The connection is established with the standard oauth2 protocol to ensure your data is securely protected. Next, you need to authorize drawsvg to connect to your Patreon account. Patreon does not provide your personal data, drawsvg will only obtain your user ID and drawsvg subscription status.
Drawsvg expert profile is granted by Drawsvg Patreon subscription with supports.
The subscription may include a trial period. Outside of subscription, the expert profile can be evaluated over a period of 5 days of use.
Drawsvg is hosted by the Google platform, so it can identify its users using the Google login service.
Your personal data is securely protected, drawsvg only receives your Google email address.
Click the "Google login" button to connect your drawsvg account (creation is done at the first login) with your Google account:
With your Drawsvg Google account, the expert profile can be evaluated over a period of 5 days of use, beyond that you must subscribe to a Patreon subscription.
Drawsvg Google user account can have education status (see education account).
The drawsvg expert profile is free for education account.
Students and teachers who have a school email address can create a drawsvg education account.
The institution's email domain must first be registered by drawsvg by sending a request by email to drawsvg (see contact). The request must be sent by a student or professor using their institution's email address and include the institution's website URL. Drawsvg will confirm the email domain registration.
Then, users of the educational institution must: