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Forum: OmniGraffle Extras 2014-01-14, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,000
Posted By Dan Thomsen
That worked great. But now again is is...

That worked great. But now again is is complaining about permissions.

The file "export-canvas.scpt" couldn't be
opened because you don't have permission to view
it.


I can actually edit...
Forum: OmniGraffle Extras 2013-12-24, 09:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,000
Posted By Dan Thomsen
After rebooting my machine for other reasons it...

After rebooting my machine for other reasons it worked with no change. Probably try just quitting omnigraffle and restarting it.

It is a VERY nice feature!
Forum: OmniGraffle Extras 2013-12-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,000
Posted By Dan Thomsen
This looks like a slick feature, but it isn't...

This looks like a slick feature, but it isn't working for me. I was able to add the script to the toolbar. However, when I execute it

AppleScript reported the following error:

The file...
Forum: OmniGraffle Extras 2013-12-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,000
Posted By Dan Thomsen
Okay this code now works (it is cleaned up a bit...

Okay this code now works (it is cleaned up a bit as well)

It saves a PDF version of the current canvas in the same directory as the original .graffle file. It takes the file name from the name of...
Forum: OmniGraffle Extras 2013-12-18, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,000
Posted By Dan Thomsen
I am wondering if it is a Maverick thing where...

I am wondering if it is a Maverick thing where the OS is cacheing the access to the file. So once the app opens it, it knows it is allowed. If the app restarts, you have to cache the access again....
Forum: OmniGraffle Extras 2013-11-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,000
Posted By Dan Thomsen
Omnigraffle script cannot save file

I have a simple script that exports the current canvas to a PDF file in the same directory as the .graffle file. It is very useful for putting figures in svn for those that don't have omnigraffle.
...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2011-11-08, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,866
Posted By Dan Thomsen
I was thinking the same thing. If omnigraffle...

I was thinking the same thing. If omnigraffle supported animated zooming you could almost do it in apple script.

Make a set of invisible frames; number the frames and then define an action that...
Forum: OmniGraffle Extras 2011-01-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,809
Posted By Dan Thomsen
FYI: I don't think this works on OmniGraffle 5. ...

FYI: I don't think this works on OmniGraffle 5. It is on my to do list, but near the bottom.

I didn't make the interactive stencil, just the scripts that did the annotating. I do think it was...
Forum: OmniGraffle Extras 2007-05-01, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,809
Posted By Dan Thomsen
Excellent, it is working great. Some...

Excellent, it is working great.

Some thoughts

1. Make the annotate or reposition buttons be check boxes. Then clicking on the compass point (N, NE etc) could trigger the action. This would...
Forum: OmniGraffle Extras 2007-04-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,809
Posted By Dan Thomsen
More descriptive layer names would have helped me...

More descriptive layer names would have helped me understand how to modifiy the stencil.

You could create an invisible layer with some instructions.

You could create a script that takes the...
Forum: OmniGraffle Extras 2007-04-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,809
Posted By Dan Thomsen
Editing the stencil was bit tricky. There are a...

Editing the stencil was bit tricky. There are a number of rules like the check boxes must be locked that I had to stumble over.

Do you have a way of automatically building the scripts?

Dan
Forum: OmniGraffle Extras 2007-04-19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,809
Posted By Dan Thomsen
I updated your stencil to use the image, I used...

I updated your stencil to use the image, I used in the xcode application.

I made the checkboxes square and the text white, since the user really doesn't care what the text says. It is obvious...
Forum: OmniGraffle Extras 2007-04-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,809
Posted By Dan Thomsen
Really slick and much easier to use interface. ...

Really slick and much easier to use interface.

I did a xcode application so I could get a better user interface. I have included a snapshot of the interface.

Some of the differences are that I...
Forum: OmniGraffle Extras 2007-03-06, 05:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,916
Posted By Dan Thomsen
Here is a quick way to create a calendar with...

Here is a quick way to create a calendar with landscape

Create a template called landscape (simply open a new document, go to the canvas panel and set the orientation to landscape, then save as a...
Forum: OmniGraffle Extras 2007-02-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,916
Posted By Dan Thomsen
Thanks! Note if you are using Omnigraffle...

Thanks!

Note if you are using Omnigraffle Professional like me I found I had to change the tell statements to tell "Omnigraffle Professional" rather than "Omnigraffle"

Dan
Forum: OmniGraffle Extras 2006-12-04, 02:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,809
Posted By Dan Thomsen
Here is the applescript studio version of...

Here is the applescript studio version of Annotate (much easier to use).
Simply drag it into the OmniGraffle script directory just like a script.

Doh it is too big for the forum 128.1 KB. Email...
Forum: OmniGraffle Extras 2006-12-04, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,809
Posted By Dan Thomsen
Reposition Annotation -- Reposition...

Reposition Annotation


-- Reposition Annotation OmniGraffle objects by Dan Thomsen
-- parameters that the user specifies
-- parameters that the user specifies
global horizontal_margin
global...
Forum: OmniGraffle Extras 2006-12-04, 02:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,809
Posted By Dan Thomsen
Annotate objects (applescript)

I make a lot of diagrams for papers, and I found myself annotating shapes, then as the diagram changes I have to move the anotations around and it was difficult to get them correctly placed.

To...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2006-12-04, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,453
Posted By Dan Thomsen
If you place them by hand the magnets are off by...

If you place them by hand the magnets are off by a little bit. You could use applescript to place them exactly.

The coordinately system places the object center at 0,0 and scales the object to a...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2006-12-04, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,282
Posted By Dan Thomsen
How do you get the output of dot into...

How do you get the output of dot into omnigraffle?

I am a bit rusty on dot but doesn't it have a region, and if you declared a long narrow region does it layout correctly?

Dan
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2006-12-04, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,131
Posted By Dan Thomsen
I don't know if locking is available in that...

I don't know if locking is available in that version, but in omnigraffle professional you can lock A so that it doesn't move.

( a very handy trick)

Dan
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2006-12-04, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,145
Posted By Dan Thomsen
I can confirm the finder does work to organize...

I can confirm the finder does work to organize the stencils. Just make folder and put the the stencils inside them.

Dan
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2006-12-04, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,378
Posted By Dan Thomsen
This is over kill, but you can put them in...

This is over kill, but you can put them in programatically EXACTLY where you want them with applescript.

I made an annotation script and I needed to put three magnets on an side of an object. The...
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