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-   -   Is there any way to set zoom across multiple canvases? (http://forums.omnigroup.com/showthread.php?t=10970)

fjordaan 2009-01-06 01:39 AM

Is there any way to set zoom across multiple canvases?
 
I'm on OG5, but this was a problem for me in OG4 too.

While it's usually good that zoom settings are per-canvas rather per-document, I also often want to change the zoom settings for all pages. E.g. when I want to flip through the document to quality-check and want all pages to Fit In Window.

Is there any way to do this?

fjordaan 2009-01-08 10:27 AM

* tumbleweeds... *

Brian 2009-01-15 06:12 PM

If you need a guaranteed response to a question, you'll want to use the Help menu to shoot an email to the support ninjas. I browse the forums fairly frequently, but I don't know OmniGraffle as well as I do some of the other products.

That said, it looks like the canvases sidebar in OmniGraffle 5 supports multiple selection. Hold down the command key to select several canvases (or hit command-a when one is selected to select all of them) and the zoom popup will affect them.

fjordaan 2009-01-16 12:27 AM

Thanks for the response, Brian. I did try that, but unfortunately, it doesn't work.

If I select more than one canvas, and then use View: Zoom and select any zoom setting, it only affects the canvas I'm looking at. Same with the magnifying glass tool.

Am I out of luck, then?

Joel 2009-01-16 06:50 AM

For the foreseeable future, this won't be possible -- I'd encourage you to send feedback to the support team so we can add your voice to the choir on this feature, the more "votes" for a feature, the more likely we'll implement it.

sainsbo 2011-08-23 06:44 AM

I would like to see this feature too! very annoying to have to go through every page setting the zoom

Be. 2011-08-23 07:55 AM

Add my vote, too! Be.

john.gersh 2011-08-24 05:32 AM

See the last posting in this thread
[url]http://forums.omnigroup.com/showthread.php?t=9103&page=2[/url]
for an Applescript that sets the zoom for all canvases in a document.


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