Join Jason Osder for an in-depth discussion in this video Align and distribute, part of OmniGraffle 6 Essential Training.
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…So, we're taking control over various aspects of our diagram in OmniGraffle.…And again, we have a basic org chart started here.…And we've styled a lot of the shapes based on the tools we've already learned.…The problem I'm having with it, is it looks all haphazard.…Things are not aligned properly.…And so, I want to work on that and fix it.…There's a lot of alignment tools in…OmniGraffle, and one of my favorites is Snapping.…You'll notice, as you drag things, that you get a…light line telling you when they are aligned with each other.…
So, you can see that those are now in vertical alignment.…And I can bring another one in as well.…You'll also notice, if you are looking closely, that when I move them…from right to left, you get a second snapping feature which is distribution.…So, when things are equally distributed, you get that little…measurement telling you that they are equidistant from each other.…So, snapping works really pretty well.…But there is another tool to work specifically…on alignment, and it's here in the object inspectors.…
- Create your first diagram
- Getting around the interface
- Working with shapes
- Adding and modifying text
- Create custom stencils
- Replicating shapes and styles
- Customizing the toolbar
- Using templates
- Adjusting units and scale
- Import images and folder structures from Finder
- Using Presentation mode
Skill Level Beginner
Mac OS X Mavericks Essential Trainingwith Nick Brazzi7h 59m Appropriate for all
iWork: Workflows and New Featureswith Richard Harrington2h 1m Appropriate for all
1. Navigating the Interface
2. Working with Basic Diagram Elements
3. Taking Control
4. Using Stencils
5. Time-Saving Shortcuts
6. Advanced Techniques
7. Importing and Exporting
8. OmniGraffle 6 Pro Highlights
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