Hi Winifried,

I'm not sure why this works for you and not for me. I am simply unable to select specific text within a paragraph that is a cross-reference. If you are willing, I'll take this off-line and email you personally to see if we can figure out what the difference might be that is causing this.

Carol


At 01:54 AM 3/31/2014, Reng, Dr. Winfried wrote:
Hi Carol,

With no commenting tool selected, I can strike through text in the
middle of a cross-reference.

When I move the cursor over a cross-reference, then the cursor
changes to the hand cursor. Then I press the left mouse button
and move the i-beam across part of the cross-reference. The text
gets selected. This also works inside of cross-reference text. Then I
press the Strikethrough symbol to apply this comment type.

However, I agree that I cannot press the Strikethrough symbol
and then select part of the cross-reference text.

You know that you can change your selected text when you press
the SHIFT key and the Left/Right arrow keys!

Best regards

Winfried

> -----Original Message-----
> From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-
> boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Carol J. Elkins
> Sent: Friday, March 28, 2014 7:26 PM
> To: framers@lists.frameusers.com
> Subject: Re: framers Digest, Vol 101, Issue 27
>
> Thanks for trying, Winfried. Unfortunately, text in the middle of the
> cross-reference isn't annotatable. The I-beam cursor starts
> red-lining wherever it is placed and the user can't segregate just
> the text that they want to annotate from the surrounding text in the
> cross-reference.
>
> I think that either identifying the revision in a balloon or
> encircling it with an added explanation is the only option. Since
> cross-references exist on a layer above the text, I was hoping there
> was a nifty way to "drill down" below the cross-ref layer to get at
> the text. Worse case, I could teach my reviewers how to delete all
> cross-refs in the document, but that is too complex and also defeats
> the purpose of checking to ensure the cross-refs go to where they should.
>
> I'll add it to my list of feature requests.
>
> Carol
>
> At 11:00 AM 3/28/2014, you wrote:
> >Hi Carol,
> >
> >I just did what you describe, and it works without any problems.
> >I created a file with some text, created a cross-reference
> >to this paragraph which lists only the paragraph text
> >(<$paratext>) and created a PDF.
> >Then I move the cursor to the right of the cross-reference.
> >The cursor's appearance changes to an i-beam. Then I press
> >the left mouse button and move the i-beam across the cross-
> >reference. Then I press the Strikethrough symbol to apply this
> >comment type.
> >This also works when I press the Strikethough icon first and then
> >start selecting. This works whether I start selecting from the left
> >or the right side of the cross-reference.
> >Maybe you should move the cursor farther away to get the i-beam
> >cursor.
> >
> >Best regards

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