Hi Nancy, I prefer using a text box for the reasons you mentioned. Also, you can use variables, cross-references, etc., in the text.
Rick Quatro Carmen Publishing Inc 585-659-8267 www.frameexpert.com > > I am working on a document that currently has both paragraph tags for > callouts, and character tags. > > I can create callouts either by: > > --Creating a text box in the figure, entering text, and formatting it > with a callout paragraph tag. I prefer this. Makes it easy to widen or > narrow the callout text. > > --Using the Text tool to enter text, and formatting it with a character > tag. If the text needs to be expanded or edited, all repositioning of > text must be done manually. A pain. > > However, I could be missing something. How do you create your callouts, > and why? > > Thanks! > > --Nancy > _______________________________________________