Another reason to use Text Frames rather than Graphical Text is if you have
you documents translated this works MUCH better. I have seen do done both
ways and if you use Graphical text the layout person has to remember to see
if the translated text is hidden under the edge of the graphic frame. If you
use the Text Frames then the text wraps with in the frame.

Z

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-----Original Message-----
From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com
[mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Susan Modlin
Sent: Tuesday, November 13, 2007 4:57 PM
To: Rene Stephenson; Fred Ridder; Flato, Gillian; framers at frameusers.com
Subject: Re: Frame's lame callouts

I also use a text frame, but take it one step further with a FrameScript
that inserts a text frame in an anchored frame, sizes it, and sets the
paragraph tag for me. 

...Susan

----- Original Message ----
From: Rene Stephenson <rinn...@yahoo.com>
To: Fred Ridder <docudoc at hotmail.com>; "Flato, Gillian"
<gflato at nanometrics.com>; framers at frameusers.com
Sent: Tuesday, November 13, 2007 12:11:59 PM
Subject: RE: Frame's lame callouts


My solution for this is creating a paragraph tag (Callouts) and using  the
Text Frame tool to draw a little text box for the callout. Doing  this also
enables us to insert cross-references for callouts, which adds  similar
navigation to graphic hotspots.  ;-)

Rene Stephenson

Fred Ridder <docudoc at hotmail.com> wrote: 
Gillian Flato asked (in part):> 
> Does anyone know why I can't apply styles to them globally? I have to 
> open up the character designer and apply a style to each word 
> individually.

Callouts created with the drawing tools cannot be manipulated with named
styles because they are not paragraphs in the text flow. They are lines of
characters in a graphic frame which is entirely separate from the text flow
even though it is surrounded by it.
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