Howdy, Just what I thought was the case, but well, you know how it is: "I'm sure there is a way..., it can't be missing, something so basic as that...."
Anyway, that's what I ended up by doing so it's good to see my approach confirmed :) Cheers Alan Maxwell Hoffmann wrote: > Alan, > > You're not missing anything. There is no such thing as vertical alignment for > text within a text frame. > > The only place you will find vertical alignment in FrameMaker is within table > cells. You will find the command on the [Table Cell] tab of the paragraph > designer. Be sure to have all paragraphs selected in a table cell (or select > table cell) before using the command. With a table cell selected you can also > use Esc j t for top alignment (and change the "t" to "m" for middle or "b" for > bottom.) > > If you have resized a text frame to be just high enough for all lines of > contained caption text within an anchored frame, and you want the text frame > itself to vertically align vs. the top/bottom of the anchored frame. With the > text frame selected as an object you can use Esc j m for middle alignment. > Again, change the "m" to "t" for top or "b" for bottom. > > Hope that this helps. > > Maxwell Hoffmann > A.C.E., Adobe Community Expert, FrameMaker > Manager of Consulting & Training Solutions (FrameMaker and XML) > ENLASO Corporation > T: 805 494 9571 * F: 805 435 1920 > E: mhoffmann at translate.com ??? ENLASO Corporation provides quality > enterprise > language solutions and exceeds client expectations through continuing > research, development, and implementation of effective localization processes > and technologies. Visit: www.translate.com for more information or to > subscribe to our complimentary localization newsletter. > http://www.linkedin.com/in/maxwellhoffmann > > > > -----Original Message----- > From: framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com > [mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Alan Litchfield > Sent: Sunday, December 09, 2007 12:15 PM > To: framers at lists.frameusers.com > Subject: Vertical alignment in text frame > > I know I'm probably missing something really basic here, but is there or where > will I find the control for vertical alignment of text within a text frame? > > Thanks > Alan > -- > Alan Litchfield MBus (Hons), MNZCS > AlphaByte > PO Box 1941, Auckland > http://www.alphabyte.co.nz > -- Alan Litchfield MBus (Hons), MNZCS AlphaByte PO Box 1941, Auckland http://www.alphabyte.co.nz