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I would like to be able to Zoom using the keyboard. When I use the Alt-Cmd-= and Alt-Cmd-- I get the Apple Zoom, not Omnigraffle Zoom. I am using Universal Access to allow the use of Keyboard to control menus.

This occurs in OG 4 and OG5B5.

Is this the correct behaviour, is there other ways to Zoom the same way as the button in the bottom left of the OG screen that uses 100 /200/400 percent ?

Thanks in advance.
 
You can change the shortcuts for the zoom in OmniGraffle by using the System Preferences>Keyboard & Mouse>Keyboard shortcuts. I would add e.g. control to the three keys or, replace alt with control.
 
Thankyou, but this would change the settings for OS X, I would prefer to change the Zoom keys for OG5 so that I can use the Page Zoom rather than the Screen Zoom.
 
You mis-understand. Change the settings for OmniGraffle's keyboard shortcuts for zooming, not for the system zooming. Watch this film here to see how to do it (~12MB).

Edit: Oops, I forgot to check if it had uploaded or not before posting - if it isn't showing for you try again later... it's still uploading as of this moment in time!

Last edited by JKT; 2008-01-14 at 10:22 AM..
 
Hmm, I'm having problems uploading the film to my iDisk, so try this link to my ftp site instead, which is working.
 
Absolutely awesome. I am hugely indebted to you for making that video because I did not realise that you could add shortcuts for a specific application from the global system preferences.

I really appreciate your help.
 
No problem. Glad to help out.
 
Here's a question - can you create a shortcut for a nested command? Such as:

Edit > Copy As > PDF
 
Same principle. If you already have some shortcuts created for OmniGraffle (Pro), select it in the relevant part of sys prefs>keyboard and mouse, click the + and for the Menu title input the title of the nested menu item, in this case:

PDF

Choose your keyboard shortcut (n.b. this gets trickier the more you add, and I strongly advise you to look and see what is already there under each menu in OmniGraffle - and in your Services menu too - to make sure that you aren't creating a conflict with your Services or removing the shortcut from a different entry).

Anyway, here's what you end up with:



 
Thanks a lot, JKT. For some reason I thought naming the menu item was more complicated (I tried "Copy As > PDF" before). Got it working!
 
 


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