Thanks for the tips. Unfortunately, I have no time to try it out at the moment due to tough deadlines. I'll let you know.
David Kuhn Technical Writer, PBG +1.972.9.776.1956 (desk) +1.972.54.307.8987 (mobile) AMDOCS > CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE SYSTEMS INNOVATION -----Original Message----- From: Art Campbell [mailto:art.campb...@gmail.com] Sent: Monday, January 14, 2008 6:10 PM To: David Kuhn Cc: framers at lists.frameusers.com Subject: Re: corrupted paragraph format from 7.2 to 8 David, Fred's suggestion would certainly work. And because it's a secondary bullet, you could flag that with an increased indent and/or smaller font size on the bullet itself (applied with a character tag). Cheers, Art On Jan 14, 2008 10:59 AM, Fred Ridder <docudoc at hotmail.com> wrote: > > David Kuhn asked> Thanks, Art. I'm not actually sure where to pick the > character. > > In the Numbering tab of paragraph designer, Autonumber Format is selected > > and \t?\t is showing in the building blocks field. > > The building block for the standard bullet character is \b, which happens > to be the very first itme in the buliding block pick list in the Paragraph > Designer. You can certainly specify some alternative character, but that > means you'll need to deal with the kind of character mapping issues that > you are now seeing. > > > When I have created new paragraph tags in the past for which I needed > > bullets, > > I usually select an existing paragraph format that already has a bullet and > > then > > modify the other properties. > > IMO this is not a good practice unless you fully understand how the formatting > is defined and implemented for the underlying style. If you don't have that > understanding (or do not take the time to actually look at all its properties > before cloning it) you wind up perpetuating earlier ad hoc or idiosyncratic > formatting decisions. For example, it is more customary to control the > horizontal position of the bullet by setting the first line indent rather than > using a second tab stop. If you look at the "Bulleted" style in the default > new > document (i.e., blank page) template, you'll see that the autonumbering > is \b\t (a bullet aligned to the first line indent, followed by a tab) rather > than \t\b\t, which would require two tab stops to be defined on the Basic > tab of the Paragraph Designer. > > Fred Ridder > > > > _________________________________________________________________ > Watch "Cause Effect," a show about real people making a real difference. > http://im.live.com/Messenger/IM/MTV/?source=text_watchcause > > _______________________________________________ > > > You are currently subscribed to Framers as art.campbell at gmail.com. > > Send list messages to framers at lists.frameusers.com. > > To unsubscribe send a blank email to > framers-unsubscribe at lists.frameusers.com > or visit > http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/art.campbell%40gmail.com > > Send administrative questions to listadmin at frameusers.com. Visit > http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info. > -- Art Campbell art.campbell at gmail.com "... In my opinion, there's nothing in this world beats a '52 Vincent and a redheaded girl." -- Richard Thompson No disclaimers apply. DoD 358 This message and the information contained herein is proprietary and confidential and subject to the Amdocs policy statement, you may review at http://www.amdocs.com/email_disclaimer.asp