Thank you for your response. Unfortunately, it doesn't quite address my
problem. Unless I'm missing something, the method you suggest copies
all the character attributes, not just the tag name.
I am trying set an "Em Dash" character tag with no text attributes, just
the tag name. When I get translated Chinese files back from our
translators, I have to change the client's Western fonts to the
appropriate double-byte font. Sometimes, Frame misinterprets the em dash
as the first half of a double-byte character and that messes up the
subsequent text. In order to make the em dash display properly, I have
to apply the original western font to that character.
The goal is to apply this tag prior to translation, so I can then run a
simple search/replace on the translated files to find and fix these
From: Matt Sullivan [mailto:m...@grafixtraining.com]
Sent: Monday, January 29, 2007 5:47 PM
To: Alison Carrico
Subject: RE: Plugin for enhanced find/change operations?
Here you go...
Apply the character tag to text, and select the formatted text.
Use the Edit/Copy Special/Character Format command to copy the character
to the clipboard.
Do your Find/Change with Change By Pasting selected. The character tag
paste over the top of the text without replacing it.
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[mailto:framers-bounces+matt=grafixtraining.com at lists.frameusers.com] On
Behalf Of Alison Carrico
Sent: Monday, January 29, 2007 2:45 PM
To: framers at lists.frameusers.com
Subject: Plugin for enhanced find/change operations?
Does anyone know of a plugin, script or workaround that will allow me to
find/change text & character tags in one operation?
I would like to apply a character tag to a particular character that is
used in paragraphs of several different styles without changing the rest
of the attributes. As far as I can tell, Frame only lets me change
character attributes, not tags.
Thanks in advance for any help you can offer.
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