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OmniGraffle 5 Diagramming Essentials by Ruben Olsen

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Summary

In this chapter, you learned about the building blocks that make up a diagram—shapes.

Shapes come in three types: Lines, Compound, and Text shapes. You learned that the text shape is just like any other compound shape. You also learned that if you group several shapes together, this group is considered to be a new (complex) compound shape.

You learned to change the appearance of compound shapes and the properties of lines. You also learned that the text shape is just a special version of the compound shape.

You learned about the time saving feature of using the favourite shape functions.

We also looked into Shape style properties, and learned that most of these can be applied to all kinds of shapes.

Grouping shapes is both time saving and pretty ...

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