Have you tried selecting an anchor and applying a 100% black border of
several points width to display the a-frame? If the frame has the
float property, it's possible that it's moved to the next connected
text frame in the text flow. If View > Show Borders is on, you can
look for the black line at the bottom of a text frame that indicates
overflowed content that has no place to go - i.e, no next frame in the



Peter Gold
KnowHow ProServices

On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 2:26 PM, Steve Rickaby
<srickaby at wordmongers.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> At 11:37 -0800 30/11/09, Les Smalley wrote:
>>Are other graphic visible?
> Yes.
>> ?In the View > Options dialog, there's a check box to hide graphics (makes 
>> scrolling through pages much faster).
> No, that's not it: all other graphics display normally.
>>Is it possible that the offset info is corrupt so the image is masked by the 
>>anchored frame? ?If you see the a-frame, click on its border and then 
>>control-a to select the contents and then use Graphics > Object Properties to 
>>see and adjust as needed. ? Or the Run-Around properties are out-of-whack....
> Now that's possible. When the problem manifests itself, only the anchor is 
> visible: there is no frame border to click on.
>>Another outside possibility is that there is a duplicate text frame 
>>overlaying them, but you can often discern that if you page backward and 
>>forward - the graphic will 'flash' for a second before being covered by the 
>>text frame.
> Yes, I've seen that, but I don't see that behaviour here.
> I will set up a test file that manifests the problem and do some forensics on 
> it.
>>None of these sound particualrly likely from your description, but you never 
>>know what may help resolve one of these situations or trigger the "eureka" 
>>moment to fix it...
>>Good luck, and let us know the outcome.
> Sure will, and thanks. I'm sure there is an explanation and a solution, but 
> this is a particularly nasty bug as, in a book with hundreds of figures, one 
> disappearing might go unnoticed unless an explicit check was done. Anchored 
> frames is something one tends to rely on FrameMaker to get right.
> --
> Steve
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