Magic Wand for Paginated Content

A long, long time ago, I wrote a piece on the mouse coordinates system in Quartz Composer and how to translate it to a device screen in the Origami Phone patch. Soon after that, Facebook introduced a new Phone patch supporting landscape mode and my simple solution became obsolete. With the release of Origami 1.4 and the introduction of new devices, things got even more complicated. For example, the bitmaps representing Apple Watch and iPhone 6+ are not 1:1 in pixel size scale, creating some wacky edge cases you need to take into consideration.

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Quartz Composer. Origami. Mouse. Headaches.

Ever since Facebook released Origami, Quartz Composer has become significantly more user friendly for UI/UX designers. Even a silly goose like me.

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