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Forum: OmniGraffle General 2009-11-06, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,922
Posted By warrenn
Chris, I saw your posts in the OS X Tex...

Chris,

I saw your posts in the OS X Tex forum and apparently the best solution is the one you suggested: closing and reopening the window (or just creating a new window, if you are not worried...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2009-11-03, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,922
Posted By warrenn
Thanks, that should work. wn

Thanks, that should work.

wn
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2009-11-02, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,922
Posted By warrenn
I would be satisfied if I could just turn off...

I would be satisfied if I could just turn off linkback, but I have found no way to do this. Google isn't any help, unfortunately.

Anyone?
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2009-10-30, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,922
Posted By warrenn
Linkback annoyances

I realize that linkback is supposed to be a nifty time-saving feature, but I have wasted more time with it than I have saved. The problem is: how do you break the link?.

I use LaTeXit to make a...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2009-10-25, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,625
Posted By warrenn
No crashes in long heavy use on a Powerbook 17...

No crashes in long heavy use on a Powerbook 17 (1.5 GHz) with lots of drag and drop into open windows.
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2009-10-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,358
Posted By warrenn
Perhaps the experts should weigh in on this...

Perhaps the experts should weigh in on this discussion (Joel?).

I actually find OG to be a Godsend as a way to construct a drawing composed of pdfs taken from other apps and positioned/resized at...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2009-10-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,358
Posted By warrenn
I just looked at one of my pdfs generated with OG...

I just looked at one of my pdfs generated with OG using LaTex text (from LaTeXit). I enlarged the pdf to the maximum extent and there were absolutely no jaggies, even when a single LaTex character...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2009-10-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,358
Posted By warrenn
Actually, I meant that the pdf generated from the...

Actually, I meant that the pdf generated from the composite OG document resizes in the same way as the original pdfs. So, if I greatly enlarge the resultant pdf, I do not see jaggies which I would...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2009-10-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,358
Posted By warrenn
Well, I must have been doing something terribly...

Well, I must have been doing something terribly wrong if that is the case. I have been using OG for a book I have been writing and use it in exactly this way: I generate pdfs from other programs...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2009-10-18, 08:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,358
Posted By warrenn
I am not sure what the problems is. I opened a...

I am not sure what the problems is. I opened a blank OG window and dragged and dropped the pdf into the window and it worked fine. Am I missing something?

wn
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2009-10-01, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,540
Posted By warrenn
Thanks, Joel. That's great! wn

Thanks, Joel. That's great!

wn
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2009-09-30, 10:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,540
Posted By warrenn
Simplified window for new document

I prefer the classic Macintosh user interface which relies heavily on menus and not on toolbars, etc. I have set things up so a new document comes up with an unadorned page, but have not been able...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2009-03-12, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,289
Posted By warrenn
Scroll wheel zoom

I like the fact that holding down the command key allows one to zoom in and out using the scroll wheel, but wouldn't it make more sense to zoom around the current mouse pointer position rather than...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2009-02-28, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,376
Posted By warrenn
Thanks very much, that worked fine. wn

Thanks very much, that worked fine.

wn
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2009-02-27, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,376
Posted By warrenn
Disappearance of angle handles on arc shape

When I use an arc shape and click on the handles at the end of the arc to change the arc angle, I notice that the handles disappear when the angle is a multiple of 90 degrees. They are covered by the...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2009-02-26, 09:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,330
Posted By warrenn
Sorry, I was planning to learn German (for a long...

Sorry, I was planning to learn German (for a long visit) but didn't get very far.

Clicking and dragging on the ends of the arc does allow one to change its angle. This allows one to make an arc...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2009-02-25, 12:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,330
Posted By warrenn
Why not use the arc tool? Let's say you want a...

Why not use the arc tool? Let's say you want a horizontal semicircle. Place a horizontal arc (drag it from shapes) on the canvas and click on the end points, extending each end until the angle is 90...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2009-02-22, 05:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,646
Posted By warrenn
Angular dimensioning

I have a drawing with two intersecting lines and I need to display the angle between the lines. The usual practice is to have an arc whose center is at the intersection with arrowheads on each end...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2009-02-21, 11:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,076
Posted By warrenn
Hmmm, I didn't know about the option to connect...

Hmmm, I didn't know about the option to connect to components. I attach magnets to the leads that I want to connect to. This works fine, but it would be nice if I could position neighboring objects...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2009-02-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,076
Posted By warrenn
Alignment guides with composite object

In my opinion, the alignment guides are one of the best things about OmniGraffle. Unfortunately, they seem to only lock to an edge or center of an object. I have constructed a composite object (an...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2009-02-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,658
Posted By warrenn
Ooops - question answered. I didn't think to look...

Ooops - question answered. I didn't think to look at the inspector bar. Sorry.

wn
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2009-02-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,658
Posted By warrenn
Reducing interline spacing in text

Does anyone know how to reduce the spacing between lines of text? The "leading" parameter is at 0; increasing it increases the spacing but it doesn't accept negative values. The minimum spacing is a...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2009-02-18, 09:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,311
Posted By warrenn
Ah, now I see it. I was looking at the stencil....

Ah, now I see it. I was looking at the stencil. It does indeed appear in the shape tool inspector. Thanks.

wn
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2009-02-18, 07:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,311
Posted By warrenn
I also didn't have any luck with the OpenBox...

I also didn't have any luck with the OpenBox shape. I put it into ~/Library/Application Support/OmniGraffle/Shapes (I needed to create the directory Shapes). I used TextEdit, made sure it was plain...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2009-02-18, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,743
Posted By warrenn
Chris, I have just been playing around with...

Chris,

I have just been playing around with the approach I mentioned in my last post and I am getting to like it for circuit drawing. When one moves items to get rid of what I called...
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