HTH? Well this certainly has. I don't think I have ever seen this documented (that you can microposition selected characters in a regular text frame). This opens up a lot of options for me.
I am changing your name to Peter Goldmine. :-) Thank you, Bodvar On 4/3/06, Peter Gold <peter at knowhowpro.com> wrote: > Hi, Nancy: > > Apologies for being slightly "off." To micro-position a selected > graphic object or text, the key combination is Alt+arrow > (up/down/left/right), not Shift+arrow. At 100% zoom, this moves the > selection one pixel in the arrow direction, which is about one point > in the document. The combination Shift+Alt+arrow moves six pixels. On > Macintosh, it's Option+arrow, or Option+Shift+arrow. > > At 200% zooom, the movement is also one pixel or six pixels, however, > in the document it's 1/2 a point, or 3 points; at 50% zoom, it's 2 > points, or 12 points. > > Just try it with a selected character. No need to resort to creating > a text line with the "A" text line tool, and inserting it as an > inline anchored frame positioned at insertion point, however, that > works, too, and it avoids MIF. You could copy the anchored frame to > the clipboard, then find the TM character and replace it by pasting > across a book, in one operation. > > HTH > ________________ > Regards, > > Peter Gold > KnowHow ProServices > > > At 11:42 AM -0700 4/3/06, McCoy, Nancy wrote: > >Thank you both Peter and Stuart. These are small 1-2 page documents so > >Stuarts' method might very well be the most efficient, time-wise. > > > >However, Peter I'm intrigued by your suggestion of inserting the TM > >either as a single character or a variable with a single character so > >that in the final stage of editing I can reposition it. Are you > >decribing using the Text tool to enter the TM text? Does it have to be > >in an anchored frame? If this isn't accomplished with the text tool , > >how do you suggest entering a single character? Can I select a character > >and position as you say? How does a character free itself from the line > >in which it appears? > > > >Nancy > > > > > >-----Original Message----- > >From: Peter Gold [mailto:peter at knowhowpro.com] > >Sent: Monday, April 03, 2006 12:21 PM > >To: Stuart Rogers; McCoy, Nancy > >Cc: framers at lists.frameusers.com > >Subject: Re: Question about a trademark superscript > > > > > >I believe this one of those situations in which you need to modify > >the character format's properties in MIF, to set the baseline > >position high enough to satisfy your requirement. > > > >Modifying the superscript setting in Text Options affects all > >superscripts anywhere they appear in the file or book. If there are > >no other superscripts in your document set, this could be acceptable. > > > >There was a recent thread, either on this list, or on the Adobe > >FrameMaker User-to-User Forum, that discussed importing a MIF > >fragment into a FM file. The problem is that it's not a standard way > >to work, so all users need to be informed of how to use the technique. > > > >You may prefer to insert the TM either as a single character or a > >variable a single character, rather than combined with the terms it's > >attached to, so that at the final stage of editing, you can find each > >instance to select it, then manually apply the "micropositioning" > >technique usually done in graphics - Shift+arrow key to move the > >selection up by one pixel at 100% zoom. > > > >NOTE: If you apply the manual microposition to a character, then save > >the file as MIF, you'll have the settings needed to include in the > >MIF fragment for importing, if you choose that method. > >________________ > >Regards, > > > >Peter Gold > >KnowHow ProServices >