Well, slightly clunky, but workable:

1. On the Tools palette, define one of the line widths to a common
font size plus a couple points for leading. Say 14 pts.
2. Set the color to Yellow. Or whatever....
3. Use the line draw tool to add the highlight.
4. Right click and Send to Back.


On 1/18/07, Diane Gaskill <dgcaller at earthlink.net> wrote:
> Grettings to all in Frameland,
> I have successfully convinced my company to switch from Word to FM, but
> there is a group of writers in Japan that would still like to have the
> highlighting feature that Word has. I'm sure you all know that this feature
> does not exist natively in FM, so I was wondering if any of you know of a
> plug-in for FM that would add this feature.
> Yes, I know that I can create a frame around the text, fill it with a
> contrasting color, and put it behind the text, but that is time-consuming
> and not really the best way to do this.  They want to use it along with
> Track Changes to zoom in on specific changes that have been made.  Those of
> you who know how the Track Changes feature in Word works, will probably
> understand why they want this.
> Thanks in advance for any recommendations you might have.
> Diane Gaskll
> HDS, Santa Clara, CA
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