...and of course I forgot to include the link the first time = ugh! http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/alabaster/A676280
Lorian Gans Technical Writer Cougar Mountain Software (208) 375-4455 ext. 147 LorianGans at cougarmtn.com www.cougarmtn.com -----Original Message----- From: Lorian Gans Sent: Wednesday, March 22, 2006 2:07 PM To: 'Stuart Rogers'; Tammy.VanBoening at jeppesen.com Cc: framers at frameusers.com; Brian Jennings Subject: RE: Paragraph tag with Frame below I couldn't resist - here's a funny about the entire "This page intentionally left blank" craziness. Enjoy! Lorian Gans Technical Writer Cougar Mountain Software (208) 375-4455 ext. 147 LorianGans at cougarmtn.com www.cougarmtn.com -----Original Message----- From: framers-bounces+loriangans=cougarmtn....@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-bounces+loriangans=cougarmtn.com at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Stuart Rogers Sent: Wednesday, March 22, 2006 1:00 PM To: Tammy.VanBoening at jeppesen.com Cc: framers at frameusers.com Subject: Re: Paragraph tag with Frame below Tammy.VanBoening at jeppesen.com wrote: > Ok, > > Got both of my first two questions answered quickly, so let me > continue on question #2. I am required by the FAA on any > documentation that I produce to mark the blank page at the end of the > chapter with the phrase "INTENTIONALLY LEFT BLANK". Right now, the > writers simply manually hit return a couple of times and use a > paragraph tag called Blank Page that aligns the tag in the center of > the page and sets the font to uppercase, bold, arial, 10 point. The > problem is that not all writers place the phrase consistently in the > same location on a blank page either within their own documents or > across their documents and I want to make this consistent. > > I have started this process with making a graphic called Blank Page - > it contains the words intentionally left blank - that's all. I have > used this graphic on a reference page and set it up so that when I > apply it as a Frame Below a paragraph tag called Blank Page, it is > centered beneath the paragraph tag, which is also centered on the > page. The only thing - when I place this tag on a blank page, I want > to place it so that the tag is centered top/bottom on the blank page - > otherwise, we just run into the same problem we had before - > consistently moving the graphic now (instead of free text) to the same vertical alignment on a blank page. > > Right now, I have it kinda' kludged - it's a two-step process where > the users manually place a BlankPage_Step1 tag at the top of the blank > page (which is always a left hand page), then press return and the > next paragraph tag is automatically the BlankPage tag which has a > space above set to 120 pts and the graphic centered. I want to do > this in one step (if I am making any sense and if it is even > possible). When a user clicks at the top of the blank page, I want > them to be able to click BlankPage and have the tag automatically be > placed in the center of the page, but other than working with space > above a tag (which means having another tag first), I cant' figure out a way to do this. > Tammy, Why not put your Blank Page text in its own frame on a special master page and then use Apply Master Pages to apply it whenever a Blank Page tag is used? -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com "Democracy: you can't export it abroad when you don't practise it at home." --Jack Layton Get Firefox! http://tinyurl.com/8q9c5 _______________________________________________ You are currently subscribed to Framers as loriangans at cougarmtn.com. Send list messages to framers at lists.frameusers.com. To unsubscribe send a blank email to framers-unsubscribe at lists.frameusers.com or visit http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/loriangans%40cougarm tn.com Send administrative questions to lisa at frameusers.com. Visit http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info.