You might also want to know that Alt + the "Home" key on Windows returns
the text to its original position. You certainly don't want to have to
save as MIF to figure out how to reverse your actions! I can't remember
the shortcut on the Mac, but I'm sure it's in the online help.

Deb

> -----Original Message-----
> From: McCoy, Nancy
> Sent: Tuesday, April 04, 2006 6:32 AM
> To: cseal at sympatico.ca; Bodvar Bjorgvinsson
> Cc: framers at lists.frameusers.com
> Subject: RE: Re: Question about a trademark superscript
> 
> 
> Wow, that is sooooooo cool!! Been working with Frame for many 
> years and didn't know it could do that. I'm in awe. No doubt 
> FM can bring world peace. Amazing. Thank you so much Peter.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: framers-bounces+nmccoy=filenet.com at lists.frameusers.com
> [mailto:framers-bounces+nmccoy=filenet.com at lists.frameusers.com]On
> Behalf Of cseal at sympatico.ca
> Sent: Tuesday, April 04, 2006 4:54 AM
> To: Bodvar Bjorgvinsson
> Cc: framers at lists.frameusers.com
> Subject: Re: Re: Question about a trademark superscript
> 
> 
> That's part of the fun and games one can have with 
> Framemaker. Taken further to the extreme one can move entire 
> words to another line, for example. Then one can come to the 
> rescue and provide tech support to the person who is having 
> difficulty editing the document.
> 
> Chris
> > 
> > From: "Bodvar Bjorgvinsson" <bodvar at gmail.com>
> > Date: 2006/04/04 Tue AM 05:03:37 EST
> > To: "Peter Gold" <peter at knowhowpro.com>
> > CC: framers at lists.frameusers.com,  "McCoy, Nancy" 
> <NMcCoy at filenet.com>
> > Subject: Re: Question about a trademark superscript
> > 
> > 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



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