I always use an Anchor tag of some kind to hold the figure's anchored
frame and have the properties set to Below the Current Line (of the
Anchor tag).
The Anchor tag usually doesn't have any text.

To solve your problem, you could either set the Anchor tag up with
text that mirrors the Figure Title text, or maybe cross-refs to it.
Or, probably better, set the Figure Title to cross-ref to the Anchor
text string. Set the Anchor font to white, so it doesn't show.

Don't make any changes to your Figure Titles.

Then create your LOF using the Anchor tags as your targets instead of
the Figure Titles.


On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 11:11 AM, Rene Stephenson <rinnie1 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm using FM 7.2 (unstructured) with Acrobat 7.0 on WinXP SP-2.
> Our process is: FM generates the LOF from the Figure Title paragraph formats, 
> and then we print the book to PS with Adobe PDF printer instance, which we 
> double-click to distill to PDF.
> In the resulting PDF, whenever you click a link in the LOF, the PDF page 
> displays with the Figure Title at the top of the window. Great...except that 
> our captions follow the figures...so the figure title shows, but the figure 
> itself requires scrolling back up the page to see.  I had proposed the 
> (potentially offensive to some tech writers) alternative of the caption 
> leading the figure rather than following it, but that solution was refused by 
> the client, for various reasons. (Bummer...that could have been a quick 
> scripted fix...)
> I don't think Acrobat can distinguish between paragraph formats, and I don't 
> think it considers a graphic that has callouts as a single entity but rather 
> as a composite of graphics and text?and this is as it should be for most and 
> advanced applications, such as when we link between callouts and content 
> relevant to the callout?so I can't think of a way to tell Acrobat to 'go to" 
> the point preceding the paragraph of the link pointer. (Does that even make 
> sense...?)
> I tried fiddling with the anchored frame by placing it in the Figure Title, 
> but I couldn't come up with a way to get it to insert in the paragraph and 
> display above the insertion point.
> What am I missing?
> Thanks,
> Rene L. Stephenson
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