About Org Chart Mac

Org Chart Maker Mac

Org Chart Maker Mac is a powerful visualization tool for creating printable Organization charts on your Mac. With this App you can quickly create org charts and use them instantly in your other projects.The Ability to render fullscreen charts allows you to turn your Mac or Macbook into a powerful visualization tool especially when making presentations.You can create a chart and copy or share it instantly by email giving you the flexibility to move it from your Mac to your PC or to other Mac Apps including Pages, Numbers & Keynote.

The in-built color picker gives you the flexibility to define the look and feel of your charts. This App is ideal for Personal use, School, Business, Presentation and other areas where data visualization is key.

Org Chart Maker is very easy to use, it utilizes the Parent->Child relationships to construct an organization chart within the shortest time possible(No Drawing Hassles, Org Chart Maker Automatically draws it for you). Simply enter an item and select the Parent and Org Chart Maker will Complete the Join.

System Requirements:
-Org Chart Maker Mac requires OS X 10.7 or higher

-Easily position the org chart nodes to match your desired structure.
-Instantly share your Org charts to the recipients of your choice via email in PDF or PNG formats.
-Save your charts for future use or edits.
-Render full screen charts.
-Easily print your charts.
-Copy your charts and paste them in other Mac applications including Pages, Keynote & Numbers.
-Define the look and feel of your Chart by easily customizing the colors for each item in the Org Chart with the inbuilt color picker.
-Automatically expands canvas to fit long & wide charts.

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Creating an Org Chart

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To create an Org Chart, type your Top Level element in Row 1 , then Type the child item directly below it in Row 2.(If using version 1.4, press the render chart button after typing the top level element). Type all the other items in the Org Chart from Row 3 down. For each item you type, Click the ‘SELECT’ button to Choose the Parent & node position. As you type and Choose Parents for each of your items, Org Chart Maker will Automatically Join them. To load the sample data on the grid, click the ‘LOAD SAMPLE’ button. All Positions or Titles should be enclosed in Parenthesis, ex. Steve Owens(President).

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Breaking node titles

Creating line breaks on titles

To create a line break, simply type the opening parenthesis sign ‘(‘ where you wish to break the line. All text after the opening parenthesis ‘(‘  will be pushed to the next line. If the text gets hidden, consider changing the node size from the ‘ FORMAT’ button.

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Choosing Parents

Selecting Parents

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To select a ‘PARENT’ for the child column, click on the ‘SELECT’ button on each row to launch the parent select popover. To choose a parent once the popover is active, click on the desired name from the list. You can also choose the desired position from this modal. You can position the node on the left, right or bottom of the  parent that you select.  Please note that you can ONLY type on the yellow cells, All white (Parent) cells can only be filled with the ‘SELECT’ button. Once the parent is selected, the change is effected immediately on the org chart.

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Copy Paste in other Apps

Moving Charts to other apps

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Use the Copy button on the tool bar or click the Edit > Copy  in the top menu to move your Chart to the clipboard. Simply Copy the chart and Paste it in the other app. The above screen is an example of a copy & paste in Pages App. You can copy and paste Org Charts in Pages, Keynote, Numbers  &  in other Mac applications.

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Customizing Chart Colors

Customizing Colors

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To Customize chart item colors, simply  click on the color picker icon next to the item you want to update.

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Deleting nodes

Removing nodes

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To delete nodes, simply clear the text of that item in the Child Column and it will automatically disappear from the Org Chart.

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Displaying hidden items

Scrolling & Resizing Org Window


If your Org Chart is too wide, or long, it may not display fully on the Org Chart Window, to display hidden items, simply resize your window if using an iMac  by dragging the edges of the Org Chart Window to the right &  bottom or scroll to the right, left & bottom to expose the hidden items. You can also click on the ‘Full Screen Zoom’ button to utilize your entire screen. If  on fullscreen mode and some items are still hidden, use the same scrolling principles as described before.

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Exporting Charts

PDF & PNG Exports

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To Export your Org Chart in PDF or PNG format, Click on the Export icon in the toolbar.

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Formatting Nodes

Adjusting font & node size

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To  format nodes,  click on the format  button to activate the available options. You can change the font family, font size & node size.

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Fullscreen Zoom

Rendering fullscreen

Screen_Shot_2014-11-07_at_8 (3)To render your Org Chart fullscreen, click on the ‘Fullscreen Zoom’  button.

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Positioning Nodes

Org Node Positioning

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To position your Org Chart Nodes, Click on the ‘SELECT’ button  and click on the desired position from the popover. You can position nodes ‘LEFT’, ‘RIGHT’ & ‘BOTTOM’ of the selected Parent item.

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Printing Charts

Printing Org Charts

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To print your Org Chart,  Click on the ‘Print’  Icon on the toolbar or Click on  File > Print  from the top menu. Depending on your org chart structure & size, you may need to choose a custom page size that can fit. Please note that long or wide charts may not fit properly in the standard size A4 paper.

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Saving Org Charts

Saving Charts

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Org Chart Maker Mac allows you to Save your Charts for future use or edits. To Save a Chart  simply click on the Save icon on the toolbar or click  File > Save. Once your chart is saved, the colors and other settings that you select are also saved.

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Open Saved Org Charts

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To open your saved charts, click on the ‘Open’ icon on the toolbar or click on the Fine > Open menu

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Sharing Org Charts

Emailing Org Charts

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To  Email  or Share your  Org Charts, click on the ‘Share’ button on the toolbar or  Click on the File > Share option from the top menu. Select the desired format from the Share popover. This can be either PDF or PNG format.

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