Join Jason Osder for an in-depth discussion in this video Work with text, part of OmniGraffle 6 Essential Training.
…Like most drawing programs, OmniGraffle has some…pretty good tools to deal with text.…Let's look at how we create text elements and…then, later on, we'll look at how to style them.…First off, we do have a text tool.…So, just like any of the other tools, a single click will give us one use.…And then, we can click anywhere on the canvas, and just start typing.…Up top here, it's likely we're adding a title to our diagram.…So, as a placeholder, I might just put Diagram title.…And then once I click off of that, this has…become an object which can be manipulated by the selection tool.…
So that's pretty standard, and we can look at…fonts and sizes, bold, everything like that in a bit.…What's interesting in OmniGraffle however, is that each object, shapes…and lines, can also receive text that is appended to them.…So if I double-click on any of these, I can…then type in the center, we'll just call this box.…And we can call this circle, and so on.…But the thing to realize is that while this…is a standalone text element, this is text that's associated…
- 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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