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Forum: OmniGraffle General 2013-10-03, 02:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,014
Posted By fjordaan
This also sounds like a dealbreaker to me. When...

This also sounds like a dealbreaker to me. When I'm at work, with my Macbook connected to an external monitor, I can put the inspectors on the 2nd monitor and have a whole monitor available to OG....
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2013-10-01, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,756
Posted By fjordaan
Omnigraffle frustrations (annoyances and feature requests)

I've used Omnigraffle as my main wireframing tool since 2007, and I'm pretty devoted to it. Really, I love it. Nevertheless, there have always been some things about it that frustrate me daily, which...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2012-06-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,140
Posted By fjordaan
Omnigraffle 5.4 - text reflow issues

After upgrading to 5.4, text has suddenly reflowed all over the place in a wireframe document that used to be fine.

Here's an image showing the problem:...
Forum: OmniGraffle Extras 2012-01-04, 12:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 19,540
Posted By fjordaan
Like Lee, I am also amazed that this utterly...

Like Lee, I am also amazed that this utterly obvious feature is still absent, and that there have been 3 years' worth of more important things to work on. Cropping in Omnigraffle frustrates me almost...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2011-11-14, 08:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,959
Posted By fjordaan
Exported PDF has enormous canvas size, with my design in the corner

Something mysterious has happened with my wireframe document mid-project. Now, when I export as PDF, the pages are enormous and mostly blank, with the canvas contents in the bottom-left corner. But...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2010-11-17, 06:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,403
Posted By fjordaan
This is the response I received from Omnigraffle...

This is the response I received from Omnigraffle Support on 13 September:



I didn't know about the "click where you want to paste" feature before, and it is occasionally to blame for unexpected...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2010-09-09, 02:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,413
Posted By fjordaan
My usual method for selecting an object behind...

My usual method for selecting an object behind another one is to drag-select the whole stack, and then shift-click to deselect the upper objects.

If that still doesn't select only the object you...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2010-09-08, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,808
Posted By fjordaan
The easiest solution is to create a rounded box,...

The easiest solution is to create a rounded box, and a square box, and merge the two, using Edit: Shapes: Union Shapes.
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2010-09-08, 03:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,403
Posted By fjordaan
*Please* fix the Paste In Place behaviour

Because I use OG to create web page wireframes, canvases always have objects that appear in the same place on every canvas, e.g. the header or navigation menu.

When I copy an object on one canvas,...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2010-09-08, 03:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,663
Posted By fjordaan
Hi Dave, There are a couple of ways to do...

Hi Dave,

There are a couple of ways to do what you want.

1. The most convenient, and the one I use most frequently, are the keyboard shortcuts Cmd-Ctrl-C and Cmd-Ctrl-V to copy/paste object...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2010-05-24, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,930
Posted By fjordaan
Here's the correct link:...

Here's the correct link: http://forums.omnigroup.com/showthread.php?t=15114 -- I added a post to it just today, regarding the bugginess, before I noticed this thread.
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2010-05-24, 02:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,930
Posted By fjordaan
I requested this essential feature some time ago,...

I requested this essential feature some time ago, and also received the LinkBack recommendation. This does exactly what I want, but it seems a bit buggy and confusing. The thread is here:
...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2010-05-24, 02:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,587
Posted By fjordaan
I've started using PDF LinkBacks in wireframes...

I've started using PDF LinkBacks in wireframes now, as a way to get what I'd call "master elements". When it works, it's exactly what I need, but it seems buggy.

Very often when I double-click a...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2010-05-04, 12:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 29,862
Posted By fjordaan
Hi dimomark, I agree with your criticisms of...

Hi dimomark,

I agree with your criticisms of shared layers, and raised this issue in the thread here: http://forums.omnigroup.com/showthread.php?t=15114

I got some useful advice though: see...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2010-04-30, 12:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,989
Posted By fjordaan
Error message when showing/hiding Guides

I wanted to mention this as I noticed it was already reported as fixed in release notes (http://www.omnigroup.com/products/omnigraffle/download/releasenotes/) for OmniGraffle 5.2.1:



I have...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2010-04-30, 12:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 17,634
Posted By fjordaan
I hope I didn't come across too harsh, or...

I hope I didn't come across too harsh, or inadvertently prevented my post from being taken seriously. But perhaps a little exasperation is understandable the third time I describe issues in as many...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2010-04-30, 08:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 17,634
Posted By fjordaan
Feature requests and annoyances: Compendium 3

(Note to admins: I will also email this to Omnigraffle Support, but I post it here in case other users want to chime in.)

Edited: 2nd paragraph now less whiny.

My previous feature request...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2010-01-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,587
Posted By fjordaan
Thanks for the LinkBack tip! I'll try it out, and...

Thanks for the LinkBack tip! I'll try it out, and see if it solves my problem.
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2010-01-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,587
Posted By fjordaan
Sorry, when I referred to Master Canvases in my...

Sorry, when I referred to Master Canvases in my post I actually meant Shared Layers. I use those lot, but they're not really a substitute. As I mentioned, I can use them for a page header, but only...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2010-01-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,587
Posted By fjordaan
Master elements: on the feature roadmap at all?

As an information architect, the single most valuable improvement to OmniGraffle would be master elements -- for objects that are used frequently within a document, such as headers or footers. A...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2010-01-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,936
Posted By fjordaan
I think it's a bug. It annoys me on a regular...

I think it's a bug. It annoys me on a regular basis. I often end up having to recreate the text element in question.
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2010-01-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,288
Posted By fjordaan
This has been requested at least twice before: ...

This has been requested at least twice before:

7/2008: http://forums.omnigroup.com/showthread.php?t=9103 (told it's an existing feature request)
4/2009:...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2009-09-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,324
Posted By fjordaan
I can confirm I see this bug every now and then...

I can confirm I see this bug every now and then as well. (Like now, for example.) I can fix it by Cmd-Tabbing away, then back.
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2009-07-31, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,477
Posted By fjordaan
I really hope Omni are busy working on this for a...

I really hope Omni are busy working on this for a future version. It's a heavyweight feature offered by relatively few applications, and all information architects / user experience designers would...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2009-07-31, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,819
Posted By fjordaan
I would also like this. I don't expect it to use...

I would also like this. I don't expect it to use it very often, but earlier this week I did have a situation in which I needed it.
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