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OmniGraffle 5 Diagramming Essentials by Ruben Olsen

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Using the Outline and List functions to create diagrams

The Outline function

If you thought using only keyboard shortcuts whetted your appetite for quickly creating diagrams, you'll love this section.

If you need to create a strictly hierarchical diagram, or if part of your diagram is hierarchical, the Outline function is very handy.

Let's learn by doing hands on work. A good learning experience using the Outline function is to create a very strict hierarchy and what's stricter than a family tree?

Your task, if you choose to accept it, is to make a diagram of the Norwegian Royal Family Tree.

The modern royalty in Norway started in 1905 when the union between Sweden and Norway was dissolved and Norway chose its own monarch: King Haakon VII. In fact, ...

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