Join Jason Osder for an in-depth discussion in this video Connecting shapes, part of OmniGraffle 6 Essential Training.
…We've worked a lot with shapes and a lot with lines, but there's a special…type of shape that also operates sort of like a line called a connecting shape.…And we find those in one of our common stencils called connections.…So, let's take a look at that stencil and…you'll see a lot of these look like pre-built lines.…And in fact, they are.…But then there's also these shapes that will operate like lines.…And let me show you what I mean.…I've got a simple starting diagram and you can…imagine something more complex but in my mind maybe…we were making a little bit of a graphic…for some sort of process and these were all steps.…
And now we want to connect them with some graphically interesting arrows.…So I'm going to pull out one of these big thick arrows.…And it is a shape so it has a fill and a stroke and all of these things exist like…a shape, but it also the red and green end points that we're used to from a line.…So watch how this works, I can take this new…connecting shape, and connect it to my object like a line,…
- 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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