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Forum: OmniGraffle General 2012-03-23, 02:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 24,436
Posted By DerekAsirvadem
Oh, Really ?

It is great to here that more and more big companies have Macs as desktops. Which desktops do they have Visio on then, that they are presently using ?

Cheers
Derek
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2012-03-21, 03:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,208
Posted By DerekAsirvadem
I've worked for companies large and small;...

I've worked for companies large and small; start-ups that made it and ones that didn't. Omni come across more and more as a small company that has not broken the ceiling into the big time. I think...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2012-03-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,942
Posted By DerekAsirvadem
Yes, that is correct. If you want background or...

Yes, that is correct. If you want background or detail re the problem, this thread (http://forums.omnigroup.com/showthread.php?t=23494) may help.

File a bug report via the Help menu,...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2012-03-19, 12:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,571
Posted By DerekAsirvadem
For OG context, read this post...

For OG context, read this post (http://forums.omnigroup.com/showpost.php?p=100822&postcount=16), and this post (http://forums.omnigroup.com/showpost.php?p=108434&postcount=28). Post #18 is also...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2012-03-19, 12:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,208
Posted By DerekAsirvadem
I expect you are trying to explain Omni's...

I expect you are trying to explain Omni's position. I disagree. "Resource constraints", "over-stretched", etc, are the excuses of small companies. I am of the old school. Large companies with a...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2012-03-18, 11:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,208
Posted By DerekAsirvadem
Which Means ..

Rob

I owe you an apology. The "not enough votes" part is quite correct. I now appreciate your frustration with Omni. Your tendency to emotional response and exaggeration is a bit more...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2012-03-18, 10:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,208
Posted By DerekAsirvadem
I have not reported 100's of bugs, probably 25. ...

I have not reported 100's of bugs, probably 25. And I have experienced only one crash in seven years. And I re-iterate that I am a heavy OG user (light OO user).



Yes. And thank you for...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2012-03-18, 08:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,851
Posted By DerekAsirvadem
Vanity ? No, that's not vanity, look up any...

Vanity ?

No, that's not vanity, look up any dictionary.

In personal terms, that is taking pride in your work, or in commercial terms, a QA issue. When I was a codeline engineer, we did not...
Forum: OmniGraffle Extras 2012-03-18, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,907
Posted By DerekAsirvadem
Joel/Brain Well if you are taking the...

Joel/Brain

Well if you are taking the requirement seriously, then it needs a bit of thought re the method, what exactly are we looking for.

I would suggest that, while drawing a diagram using a...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2012-03-18, 06:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,208
Posted By DerekAsirvadem
Blirette That are different. ...

Blirette



That are different.



Sure. I do not consider this a workaround to the bug (but you might). From what I see, and thanks for posting an example, you are making basic mistakes in...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2012-03-18, 05:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,208
Posted By DerekAsirvadem
Rob [Note, I have retracted some of this in...

Rob

[Note, I have retracted some of this in response to Bill's post, further below; but I have left this post unchanged, in order to avoid destroying the context of the thread.]





Come...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2012-03-16, 03:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 22,563
Posted By DerekAsirvadem
Given the explanations of the several members of...

Given the explanations of the several members of the Omni team, definitely, remain with Mac OSX compatibility.

The change in Lion, and the several new capabilities it provides, needs to be...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2012-03-16, 01:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,334
Posted By DerekAsirvadem
I am not finding anything of the sort (and I am...

I am not finding anything of the sort (and I am not having a go at your wording!). Of all the apps on my Mac, I probably use OG the most, and I have not found the bug. Obviously, that does not...
Forum: OmniGraffle Extras 2012-03-15, 08:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 57,343
Posted By DerekAsirvadem
Reviewing all the comments carefully. OG is by...

Reviewing all the comments carefully. OG is by far the easiest tool to use for "swimlane" diagrams. For reasonably modern ones, you will need to use several different Stencils, and Insert a...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2012-03-15, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,334
Posted By DerekAsirvadem
What happens if you save the document (no...

What happens if you save the document (no outstanding edits), then do you presentation, zoom, whatever ?
Forum: OmniGraffle Extras 2012-03-15, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,736
Posted By DerekAsirvadem
Have you tried that (named) forum ?

Have you tried that (named) forum ?
Forum: OmniGraffle for iPad 2012-03-15, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,256
Posted By DerekAsirvadem
Thanks. Please check my edit.

Thanks. Please check my edit.
Forum: OmniGraffle for iPad 2012-03-15, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,978
Posted By DerekAsirvadem
I think you may get more responses is you were...

I think you may get more responses is you were more specific in your descriptions of the functions you describe, and perhaps avoid function names and descriptions from other products. Ie, if I...
Forum: OmniGraffle for iPad 2012-03-15, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,256
Posted By DerekAsirvadem
That's a fair amount of effort, thanks, Bill. I...

That's a fair amount of effort, thanks, Bill. I was expecting someone who already had the stencils loaded to respond.

I get a fair amount of email re the stencils. This one was clearly a newbie...
Forum: OmniGraffle for iPad 2012-03-15, 04:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,554
Posted By DerekAsirvadem
No Problem ...

That should be fairly straight-forward.

1. Process Flows. Visit GraffleTopia and examine the Stencils, and find one or more that suit you. Of course, it is much better to have a standard in...
Forum: OmniGraffle for iPad 2012-03-15, 04:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,256
Posted By DerekAsirvadem
Do OG Stencils Work the Same with OG for iPad ?

I do not have an iPad to check this with. I use OG Pro for Mac heavily, and I have three OG Stencils, that I have made available on GraffleTopia:
Entity Relation Diagram...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2011-08-09, 03:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,186
Posted By DerekAsirvadem
I Disagree

1. I am with Bill, in the don't-do-what-is-easy-and-available-elsewhere category, and certainly don't bother consuming engineering resources to do so. I don't agree with the contemporary mindset of...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2011-08-08, 02:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,208
Posted By DerekAsirvadem
Depends on the drawing. 80% of the time: I...

Depends on the drawing.

80% of the time: I pretty much enter Notes separately, so that they show up when you hover over the object.

20%: when working with developers and an intense web-frame,...
Forum: OmniGraffle Extras 2011-08-08, 02:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 16,374
Posted By DerekAsirvadem
Database "layouts"

Sorry, I might be a bit late to the thread.

I use OG extensively for drawing my Data Models. For large assignments, of course I use heavy duty software which connects directly to the db server,...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2010-11-29, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,261
Posted By DerekAsirvadem
I create large diagrams for websites directly...

I create large diagrams for websites directly from OG, with none of that re-entry or re-tooling. But then, I deal with the business and the developers directly, there is no art department.

do...
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