Wow. Then it's not just me. How could I have used FrameMaker for 16 
years and not have realized this behavior? As far as I'm concerned, it's 
a big, fat bug.

Many thanks

Rhea Barron


Rick Quatro wrote:
> Hi Rhea,
>
> I am verifying the behavior you are seeing. There are two workarounds:
>
> 1) If the first paragraph in the title is centered, it will constrain 
> the whole title to the width of the table. You could have a tiny, 
> blank, centered paragraph in each title just above your normal, 
> left-aligned title.
>
> 2) You could use FrameScript to automatically set the right indent on 
> the title paragraph equal to
>
> text column width - table column width
>
> This would eliminate the need for the dummy centered paragraph before 
> the real one. A script like this could be triggered automatically 
> whenever you save the document.
>
> Rick Quatro
> Carmen Publishing
> 585-659-8267
> www.frameexpert.com
>
>
>
>> I recently posted a message with the subject "Width of table titles." 
>> In it I said that when my table title paragraph tag has the flush 
>> left property, the text rect that contains the title changes to 
>> become as wide as "the whole column." I should have said it changes 
>> to become as wide as the whole text column that the table is in.
>>
>> Since my tables are generally narrower than the text column they're 
>> in, this is a problem. I don't want the titles to be wider than the 
>> tables. I can't find any way to make the titles narrower when the 
>> title paragraph tag is flush left. The minute I change the title para 
>> tag to be centered, the text rect that contains the table title 
>> changes to become exactly the width of the table. But as luck would 
>> have it, I don't like centered titles. I like flush left titles.
>>
>> What puzzles me is that I've used FrameMaker for over 15 years and I 
>> don't remember ever having this problem before. But now it occurs in 
>> even a brand-new generic FrameMaker file.
>>
>> TIA
>>
>> Rhea Barron
>>
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