Richard: Good point about enlarging the anchored frame around the graphic, in order to make room for the callouts. Also, good point about turning ON View > Borders, and View > Text Symbols; it's always a good idea to see these useful "infrastructure tools" while working in documents, and, they don't appear in printed or PDF'd documents.
Regards, Peter _______________________ Peter Gold KnowHow ProServices On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 4:53 PM, Combs, Richard <richard.combs at polycom.com> wrote: > David Spreadbury wrote: > >> Not to beat this horse much further into the ground, but why would I > place >> a callout to an item in a graphic outside the frame containing the > graphic? >> >> Obviously, if I place the callout outside the frame containing the >> illustration, there is not binding of the callouts and the > illustration. If >> I place the callouts inside the graphic frame containing the > illustration I >> can then bind them together as one object, after grouping. Then I > don't >> care what happens outside the graphic frame, everything in the frame > stays >> together. > > The OP _did_ preface the question with "noob alert." Someone not > familiar with FM may not realize that FM automatically created an > anchored frame to hold the imported graphic, or the difference between > an anchored frame and a frame simply sitting on the page (especially if > that person works with View > Borders and View > Symbols turned off). > > So, jdeland1, you may want to take a look at the info about anchored > frames in the help/manual. An anchored frame can contain many things -- > multiple imported graphics, FM graphics, text lines, text frames. The > anchored frame moves with the pgf in which it's anchored (well, that > depends on its anchoring position...), but all its contents remain in > the relative positions in which you put them. > > So you simply need to resize the anchored frame containing the imported > graphic to make room for the callout, and then put the text frame > containing the callout into the anchored frame. > > HTH! > > Richard G. Combs > Senior Technical Writer > Polycom, Inc. > richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom > 303-223-5111 > ------ > rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom > 303-777-0436 > ------ > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > > > You are currently subscribed to Framers as peter at knowhowpro.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/peter%40knowhowpro.com > > Send administrative questions to listadmin at frameusers.com. Visit > http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info. >