Or how to create great wireframes in breeze.
Omnigraffle is not just for wireframes, you can also use it to create schemes for electricity, but it is a great tool to make wireframes. Here are my 3 steps to speed up the Omnigraffle experience!
Get stencils, but not just any stencils
Konigis stencils, if you dont have these already, get them now. Go ahead, I wait here. Don’t forget to donate! OmniGraffle Wireframe Stencils by Konigi
If you are still worried your wireframes aren’t stylish enough, these stencils will save you: ZURB Foundation 4 Stencil Sets
Set and use your own shortcuts
On a Mac it is supereasy to create your own. Go to Settings and pick “Keyboard” and under the tab “Shortcuts” pick “App Shortcuts” in the menu on the left side. To add your own just click the “+”. In the window choose your application, type exactly what in the menu you want to do, hit the keys you want to use. Ready.
The shortcut for the colors-window, : CMD + Shift + C
Yes, it works in any apple-program that has it.
These are my Omnigraffle shortcuts, very recommended.
Let a script do the running for you
Here is how you create a clickable index for your canvases which can come handy for that tremendous project, you know what I mean. Styles for automatically-created Table of Contents in Omnigraffle
For all the shortcuts in Omnigraffle do see this one:
OmniGraffle 5 Keyboard Shortcuts (pdf)
Also, make sure you check this list out:
10 Omnigraffle tips you might not know (plus one bonus!)
Techjournal Omnigraffle Tips (pdf)