[mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Stuart Rogers
Sent: Monday, June 08, 2009 4:38 PM
To: Carol J. Elkins
Cc: framers at lists.frameusers.com
Subject: Re: How to create a custom alert
Carol J. Elkins wrote:
> I'm looking for a way to create an alert message (Danger, Caution,
> etc.) that avoids having to make the whole thing a graphic. I have a
> manual with a zillion of these. They are rectangular with rounded
> corners; the width is constant and the height will vary according to
> message content. There is a red or yellow bar across the top
> containing the word DANGER or CAUTION (there is no symbol, just
> text). The area below that bar contains one of about 50 messages.
> They are all different. I would like to be able to add text to that
> area, while keeping the surrounding rectangular shape and its
> DANGER/CAUTION text constant. If it weren't for the rounded corners,
> I could do this easily with a two-celled table.
> Does anyone know of a plug-in or workaround to easily handle these
> kind of alert messages? I'm using Frame 7 on Win2K.
I'll bet you could fudge it with a 1-cell table with side-ruling only,
and frames above/below the cell pgf containing graphics of the rounded
rectangle top/bottom. (I haven't tried it, but that's how I'd go about
>>That's how I do it...Kelly.