Join Jason Osder for an in-depth discussion in this video Create and manipulate shapes, part of OmniGraffle 6 Essential Training.
…We want to start working with shapes, but I'm going to start…from scratch, opening up the program and making a new blank document.…So, I'm going to launch from the dock and you see that…we come up on our default which we set in the resource browser.…There's a few things about this that I like to clean up to work.…I want to go ahead and close the canvases.…We won't be needing that.…And I'm going to ahead for now and close the inspectors as well.…We may need that in a little bit.…And then I find the grid, at least for…this, a little bit distracting, so I'm going to…go ahead and turn off the grid lines and…then just go full screen so we can see everything.…
And, for now on, I'll probably just start here, if needed, but…I did want to show you how to get to where I am.…So, we've already played a little bit with the Shape…tool, but I want to go ahead and get a little deeper.…Make a couple rectangles with the Shape tool,…but then also start to adapt into different shapes.…And we will need the Inspector there, so we…
- 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
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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