Thank you, Richard. I didn't know about selecting the text frame on
the master pg and setting the column balance in Graphics > Object
Properties. That fixed it for me.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard.co...@polycom.com>
Date: Wednesday, June 14, 2006 11:40 am
Subject: RE: column unbalance question
To: pearlrosenberg at nc.rr.com, framers at lists.frameusers.com
> Pearl Rosenberg wrote:
> > I have a 2-column index and it wants to balance the columns
> > no matter what I do.
> > I created the Master page for the index a long time ago and I
> > don't remember what I did, but when I view the Master page
> > and select Format/Page Layout/Column, FM tells me I can use
> > this command only on Body pages. When I view the Body page,
> > the Column Layout says one column (even though there are
> > two)and the Balance Columns check box is not checked.
> Go to the master page(s) and select the text frame (Ctrl-click
> it). Then
> select Graphics > Object Properties (or right-click and select Object
> Properties). In the Customize Text Frame dialog, make sure the 2-
> columnlayout is set up correctly and Balance Columns is unchecked.
> It sounds
> like your body pages may have multiple text frames on top of each
> otheror otherwise don't match/use the correct master page(s). You
> may want to
> review the manual/help topics on master page usage, reapply master
> pages, and delete any text frames that shouldn't be there.
> Richard G. Combs
> Senior Technical Writer
> Polycom, Inc.
> richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
> rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom