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