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I need a multi-head block arrow to connect multiple objects on an architecture diagram. Imagine three boxes on a diagram. I want a thick block arrow that interconnects all three. I've search the web and extra templates with no luck.

Does such a thing exist?

Is it possible to create on using OmniGraffle?

Thanks in advance
 
I don't really understand what you want. Is it something like this?

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That's just two arrows, one of which is simply connected to the other, like you would connect it to other shapes. It's harder to do with a gradient fill.
 
This will work.

I'm in the process of migrating from Visio. I have a large architecture document that I did in Visio. When I import my diagram to OmniGraffle, everything imported fine except for some very complex arrows that I set up (just like you depict, but far more complex). I now have to replace all those broken arrows and I was hoping for a shortcut.

It sounds like I'm faced with manually recreating all those arrows (literally dozens of highly interconnected arrows :( ).

Thanks for the reply.

PS Any pointers on creating custom 'objects' (for lack of a better OmniGraffle term)? For example, Visio contains a 'multi-arrow' which allows you to create on instance of the arrow, and just 'drag' more and more heads to point to additional other objects. Could I build a custom arrow of my own?
 
 


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