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I have stencil that I created myself on my Mac. It works great there and I use it often. I tried to import it to my iPad by emailing the stencil to myself. When I tap on the .gstencil attachment the iPad seems to recognize it as an OmniGraffle file and offers to open it in OmniGraffle. When Omniagraffle tries to open it I get a message that says "OmniGraffle cannot open this type of file." any thoughts?
Can you tell us more about your stencil, or perhaps zip it and attach it to a post? Are you running the most recent version of OmniGraffle on your iPad? Which version of iOS? Does your stencil have images pasted into it?

I haven't had any problems with stencils lately; at one point the app was pretty finicky, but it has been improved quite a bit. You're 100% positive that it tried to open it in OmniGraffle? I ask because when I ran a test just now, emailing an identical stencil saved both as a flat file and as a package file, my iPad thought one of them should be opened with OmniGraffle and the other with OmniOutliner (even though they both had the same .gstencil extension), and it should come as little surprise that OmniOutliner didn't know what to do with the stencil.

If you aren't comfortable posting your stencil here, you could use Help->Send Feedback in the Mac app to send it to Omni with any text turned into strings of x's.
Thanks very much for the reply. I have tried to attach the zipped stencil here.


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