Hi, Gillian:

Gillian Flato wrote:
> What do you mean by apply callouts? I just type them in and then group
> them together with the graphic.  
>
>   
That's what I mean! When you say "type them in" you must be typing into 
text frames  or text lines (the "A" tool) you've created in the drawing 
you've made in an anchored frame. You do the same thing with an imported 
graphic in an anchored frame. You can group these text frames or text 
lines with imported graphics.

HTH

Peter Gold
KnowHow ProServices

> Gillian Flato
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter Gold [mailto:peter at knowhowpro.com] 
> Sent: Thursday, September 14, 2006 9:10 AM
> To: Gillian Flato
> Cc: framers at lists.frameusers.com
> Subject: Re: good flowchart software to use with Frame
>
> Hi, Gillian:
>
> Did you ever try applying FM callouts - as text frames or text lines -  
> to the imported graphics? This gives the option to use the best drawing 
> tools for the purpose, and still permits translators to stay in FM.
>
> Regards,
>
> Peter Gold
> KnowHow ProServices
>
> Gillian Flato wrote:
>   
>> Although FrameMaker drawing tools are primitive, keep in mind that if
>> your documents are ever going to be translated, the Translator will
>>     
> need
>   
>> to access the Flow chart labels and translate them too. If the flow
>> chart is done all in Frame, it's easier for the Translator. If it's in
>> Visio, the Translator has to have a copy of Visio, translate the flow
>> chart, create the .png and reimport it. They will charge you extra
>>     
> money
>   
>> for that.
>>
>> Just something to keep in mind.
>>
>> I switched from using Illustrator for callouts to using Frame, for
>>     
> that
>   
>> specific reason.
>>
>>     


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