Join Jason Osder for an in-depth discussion in this video Replicate shapes, part of OmniGraffle 6 Essential Training.
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…As with a lot of software, as you advance with OmniGraffle, a lot of the…improvement doesn't have to do with doing more…things, so much as doing them more efficiently.…I want to look at a lot of methods to gain efficiency in…OmniGraffle, and the first has to do with replicating shapes on the canvas.…It goes without saying in any type of…digital production, that once you've created one thing.…If you can duplicate it rather than doing…the work again, that's going to be an advantage.…It is also not going to be a…surprise that many standard features work here in OmniGraffle.…
So if I select the presentations page one option I have is to copy or use Cmd+c.…And then paste, or Cmd+v.…So that's going to be pretty standard, and everyone's going to be used to that.…The other thing that's pretty standard is holding…Option while you drag, to force a duplicate.…Again, that's pretty typical for computing, and…you may be used to it already.…Let's get rid of those because I want to…show you one more way that's unique to OmniGraffle.…
- 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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