Hi Gillian

Buying Framescript is always a good idea. At only $149.95 for a Windows
license, it is VERY good value for money.

But you can also change the properties of your anchored frames without
Framescript. Proceed as follows:

1. Save your FM file as MIF.
2. Open your MIF file in a plain text editor.
3. Search for <FrameType Inline>, this is the tag for anchored frames with
anchoring position at insertion point.
4. Replace <FrameType Inline> with <FrameType Below>, meaning "below current
5. Save the MIF file, open it in FrameMaker again, save it as FM and Bob's
your uncle!

While you're doing this, you can also change other properties, for example
<AnchorAlign Center> to <AnchorAlign Left>.

Still, I'm wondering why you want to change the anchoring position from "At
insertion point" to "Below current line". I place most of my anchored frames
at insertion point, and I use a dedicated paragraph tag for them (z_anchor).
In my "z_anchor" paragraph tag, I deselect the "Fixed Line Spacing" option,
so the graphic will fit in the paragraph. This approach gives me more
flexibility when things need to be changed "globally", for example more
space above or below the graphic. Instead of changing the size of each
anchored frame below current line, I can use the Paragraph Designer and play
with "Space Above" and "Space Below".



Yves Barbion ? Managing Director Scripto ? Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor
www.scripto.nu  ? skype: yves.barbion  ? T: +32 494 12 01 89

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