Join Jason Osder for an in-depth discussion in this video Canvases and layers, part of OmniGraffle 6 Essential Training.
…Canvases and layers are both ways…to organize content inside an OmniGraffle document.…Canvases are a lot like pages.…Completely separate areas to do separate diagrams.…And layers are what you may be familiar with from other drawing programs.…That's just a way of stacking different parts of…your image, so you can have more control over them.…Let's see how it works.…And we have to open our sidebar here.…So if you don't have it open yet, go…ahead and click this button and you reveal the sidebar.…And we've looked at this briefly.…
And the part that I really want to work with is the Canvases.…So we can pull down the content, so it's a little bit out of our way.…And you see that we have a single canvas here.…And if we twirl down right here, we reveal the layers.…And all we have is a single layer.…Layer 1.…The idea here is that if we stay organized on separate layers, it's going…to be easier to control our content, and we have a lot of control.…So I might start by just clicking right here to…rename my layer and call this, BG and Title, because those…
- 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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