The Omni Group
These forums are now read-only. Please visit our new forums to participate in discussion. A new account will be required to post in the new forums. For more info on the switch, see this post. Thank you!

Go Back   The Omni Group Forums > OmniGraffle > OmniGraffle General
FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

 
Ruler units Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
OK, I may well be being crazy here, but I'm going up the wall here.

I've just installed v5 on Leopard and I can't change my ruler units from imperial to metric (my OS preferences are for metric). I cannot "find" the "ruler pop-up menu" that is referred to in the help.

Any recommendations? I have great problems visualising anything in imperial.
 
Units are found in a popup menu in the Canvas Size Inspector in OmniGraffle 5. They're no longer in the ruler.

Hope that helps,
__________________
"Vroom! Vroom!!"
 
From what I am experiencing, if you are using shared layers, the geometry of the object will be represented as 1:1 regardless of the unit ratio of the canvas.

E.g. I am designing mobile wireframes with canvases scaled at 1pt = 2px so they appear at approximately the 'real' size when printed. A box in a regular layer appears as 240x320, but that same box within a shared layer says 120x160, although they are visually identical.

IMO, scaling should be document-wide. It would certainly make painting by numbers easier!
 
 


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Removing tab stops from ruler bar Spiderbird OmniGraffle General 3 2012-12-19 02:23 PM
Text Ruler Styles? List Behaviors? palermor OmniGraffle General 0 2010-06-20 09:41 PM
Ruler Units in the Geometry Inspector lanceosborne OmniGraffle General 2 2008-08-19 10:21 AM
Copy text ruler Christian Roth OmniGraffle General 1 2006-10-30 01:35 AM
Copy Ruler, Paste Ruler & Save buttons GridLok OmniOutliner 3 for Mac 0 2006-05-16 06:41 PM


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 02:14 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.