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OmniGraffle 6 Woes – Part 2

Omnigraffle 6 changes the screen layout in major but mostly acceptable ways. Instead of the floating inspectors they are now now embedded into the window. On the whole, I much prefer the new style which is docked to the right hand side of the window but the new style means that I’ve lost something at […]

OmniGraffle 6 Woes – Part 1

The OmniGroup has released OmniGraffle 6 in the last week or so. At this point I’ve stopped using it because of deadlines and the changes it is making to my diagrams. This example is a side by side view of the same image in OmniGraffle 5 and 6. There are major differences in the shadow […]

OmniGraffle Tip – click through object

You can create two objects, one on top of the other. By default the top object has no fill, so that you can see the object underneath and put a border around an object, or group multiple objects together. However you cannot click the object “underneath”, the top object blocks selection. There is a global […]

OmniGraffle – Inspector Setup and Tips

This is a set of tips that show how I work with OmniGraffle and get the layout of the Inspector to be the way that I want it. You should note that I’m not a big fan of floating inspector windows (or frames or whatever Apple calls them ), I like my menus and status […]

OmniGraffle Tip – Duplicating Shape Properties 1

OmniGraffle continues to impress me by finding new functionality and ways of doing clever things. This tip looks at transferring shape properties from one shape to the other. First, head into the **Customise Toolbar* and copy this piece of toolbar from the menu to the toolbar as shown.   Select the shape that you want […]