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Author Olsen, Ruben
Title OmniGraffle 5 Diagramming Essentials : Create Better Diagrams with Less Effort Using OmniGraffle
Imprint Olton : Packt Publishing, Limited, 2010
©2010
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (350 pages)
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Note Intro -- OmniGraffle 5 Diagramming Essentials -- Table of Contents -- OmniGraffle 5 Diagramming Essentials -- Credits -- About the Author -- Acknowledgement -- About the Reviewers -- Preface -- What this book covers -- What you need for this book -- Who this book is for -- Conventions -- Reader feedback -- Customer support -- Errata -- Piracy -- Questions -- 1. Getting Started with OmniGraffle -- What OmniGraffle is-and what it is not -- What's in a name? -- Setting up OmniGraffle before you start -- The OmniGraffle workspace -- The canvas -- The toolbar -- The inspector bar -- The drawing area -- The style tray -- The inspector palettes -- Selector and keyboard shortcuts -- The stencils -- Your first diagram -- Step 1: Start with a blank canvas -- Step 2: Add the first task -- Step 3: Add task-writing article -- Step 4: Connecting shapes -- Step 5: Adding another workflow step: Done editing -- Step 6: Moving a shape -- Step 7: Adding the editor check -- Step 8: Workflow step-publish on the front page -- Step 9: Workflow step-publish on the front page -- Step 10: Publishing! -- Step 11: The icing on the cake-making your diagram spring into color -- The Canvas Style Tray -- More on moving shapes around the canvas -- Saving diagrams -- Exporting diagrams -- Handy tips regarding inspectors -- Tips and pitfalls-tips on how to make great visual diagrams -- Tip 1: Do some planning before you start -- Tip 2: Colorize gently -- Tip 3: Use few fonts -- Tip 4: Consider your output media -- Tip 5: Symmetry is better than asymmetry -- Tip 6: Have one, and only one, focus point -- Tip 7: Apply the Golden Ratio to stand alone diagrams -- Tip 8: Use titles, figure captions, and legends -- Tip 9: Be liberal with white space -- Tip 10: Be consistent -- Summary -- 2. Stencils -- Defining a stencil -- The stencil library -- Overview of the Stencils palette
Built-in stencils -- Common stencils -- Maps stencils -- Organization charts stencils -- Science stencils -- Software stencils -- Space planning stencils -- Your first stencil-based diagram -- A helping guide -- The incoming cash flow -- Adding expense buckets -- External stencils -- Omni Group downloads -- Graffletopia -- Commercial stencil sources -- Importing MS Visio stencils and templates -- Searching and importing stencils from Graffletopia -- The manual method of importing any stencils -- The automatic method of importing stencils from Graffletopia -- Amending your income flow diagram -- The details of the Stencils palette -- Overview of the palette sections -- The Stencil Library Controls -- The Stencil View Mode buttons -- The Stencil Action button -- The Stencil Search function -- The Stencil Folders pane -- The Stencil Library -- The Recent Stencils section -- The Favorite Stencil section -- The selected shapes Style Tray -- Creating your own stencil -- Creating stencils with cool graphics -- The vector side of things -- The legal side of using third party graphic files -- Creating a stencil with fancy graphics -- Using svg Detective to convert the SVG file -- Using InkScape to convert the SVG file -- Exporting your stencil -- Importing Microsoft Visio Templates -- Organizing stencils -- Summary -- 3. Shapes, Building Blocks for Diagrams -- Differences from other software -- Compound shapes -- Shape types -- Adding a text caption to a shape -- Drawing a copy of an existing shape -- Favorite shapes and styles -- Singular shapes lines -- The Line Style inspector -- Midpoints on lines -- Line types -- Bézier lines in detail -- Line endings-tails and (arrow) heads -- Reversing a line -- Line Hops -- Favorite line styles -- Line labels revisited -- Text shapes -- Favorite text styles -- Shape style properties
Shape stroke inspector and the color of a stroke -- Fill color and fill type -- Shadow type, color, and size -- Text type (font), color, and size -- Placing images inside shapes -- Ordering shapes -- Grouping shapes -- Creating a group of shapes -- Ungrouping a group of shapes -- Resizing shape groups -- Adjusting shapes with the Geometry property inspector -- Line Label controls -- The Rulers and Inspector Bar -- The Shape Inspector Bar -- The Text Inspector Bar -- The Canvas rulers -- Connecting shapes -- Summary -- 4. More Tools for Editing Diagrams -- The Expanded Canvas Toolbar -- The floating Canvas Tool palette -- Customizing the Canvas Toolbar -- The Canvas Toolbar preferences -- Keyboard shortcuts for the Canvas Toolbar -- Using the Pen Tool to create your own shapes -- Fast diagramming using the Diagramming Tool -- Diagramming Tool Modifier keys -- Style replication using the Style Brush Tool -- Replicating shapes using the Rubber Stamp Tool -- Editing magnets using the Magnet Tool -- Zooming the Canvas -- Moving around the canvas -- Using the Action Browse Tool and the Action Property Inspector -- The Action Property inspector -- The Jumps Elsewhere action in detail -- Using Automatic layout -- Mouseless Editing -- Keyboard shortcuts and OmniGraffle -- Your brain may thank you for using keyboard shortcuts -- Using the Outline and List functions to create diagrams -- The Outline function -- The List function -- Diagram Styles -- Diagram Templates -- Summary -- 5. More on Editing Diagrams -- Creating your own shapes the easy way -- The Subtract Shapes menu command -- The Union Shapes menu command -- The Intersect Shapes menu command -- The Make Points Editable menu command -- The Big Wedge Experiment -- Subgraphs -- Tables -- Using OmniGraffle as a presentation tool -- Creating a presentation
Starting, navigating, and stopping your presentation -- Advanced presentation mode -- Actions and presentation mode -- Changing the color and behavior of the presentation highlight -- The ColorSync support -- Summary -- 6. Making your Diagram Look Good -- Manually adjusting diagram elements -- Resizing shapes -- Size to Fit Image -- Make Natural Size -- Making shapes the same size -- Gridlines -- Enabling gridlines -- Adjusting gridlines -- Aligning shapes to the document grid -- Aligning shapes to each other -- Easy shape selection -- What OmniGraffle defines as similar shapes -- Selecting connected shapes -- Easy re-styling of shapes -- Color picker tricks -- The color picker in detail -- The Color Wheel -- The Color Sliders -- The Color Palettes -- The Image Palettes -- The Crayons Palette -- The Patterns Palette -- Summary -- 7. Property Inspectors -- The Grid Property inspector revisited -- The Canvas Size Property inspector -- More on scaling your diagram -- The Document Property inspector -- More on file format options -- The Data Property inspector -- The Note Property inspector -- Summary -- 8. Canvases and Canvas Layers -- Canvases -- Naming your canvases -- Adding, deleting, and rearranging canvases -- Canvas layers -- A visual explanation of canvas layers -- Working with layers -- Adding a new layer -- Duplicating and copying a layer -- Rearranging and moving a layer -- How to merge two layers -- Deleting a layer -- Layer settings -- Visibility -- Printing -- Locking a layer -- Working with shapes on layers -- Shared layers -- When to use layers -- Summary -- 9. OmniGraffle workspaces -- Your workspace -- Summary -- Index
Create better diagrams with less effort using OmniGraffle
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Link Print version: Olsen, Ruben OmniGraffle 5 Diagramming Essentials : Create Better Diagrams with Less Effort Using OmniGraffle Olton : Packt Publishing, Limited,c2010 9781849690768
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