Would using a number font that has circle backgrounds work? There are a
whole bunch at this site:

http://www.fontscape.com/explore?3O4

There are several fonts that let you number up to 99 with them, but that
should be plenty.



On Thu, Mar 24, 2016 at 10:52 AM, Rick Quatro <r...@rickquatro.com> wrote:

> Hello Framers,
>
>
>
> Anyone from Adobe monitoring the list? I got the email below from a client
> of mine and can confirm what he is seeing. Something has changed from
> FrameMaker 12 to 2015 that is causing the issue below. I have a sample file
> that I can forward if someone wants to take a look at it. Please let me
> know
> if you have any questions or comments. Thank you very much.
>
>
>
> Rick
>
>
>
> Rick Quatro
>
> Carmen Publishing Inc.
>
> 585-366-4017
>
> r...@frameexpert.com
>
>
>
>
>
> I would dearly love to have your feedback on a problem I'm having with
> FrameMaker 2015. In Version 11, I successfully developed numbered bullets,
> and as part of my research for this, I remember contacting you, which you
> may or may not recall since it's been so long.
>
>
>
> Numbered bullets are constructed as two paragraphs.
>
>
>
> The first paragraph contains just one character (a bullet), in a font
> called
> BigBullet2.ttf. That first paragraph is a run-in paragraph.
>
>
>
> The second paragraph starts with a tab, followed by an autonumber, followed
> by another tab. The autonumber is white.
>
>
>
> Setting the spread in the first paragraph to -42% enables me to achieve the
> effect of having the white autonumber center over the black bullet.
>
>
>
> But with FrameMaker 2015, the spread feature when used in conjunction with
> a
> run-in paragraph no longer works properly. At -42%, the autonumber hangs
> out
> at the right edge. I tried increasing the spread, and was able to improve
> the position slightly. But the maximum response is at -53.3%, which is not
> enough negative spread to center the number.
>
>
>
> To illustrate:
>
>
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>
>
>
> In Frame 11 I have produced a whole array of technical manuals with
> numbered
> bullets in them. The prospect of now replacing them with plain bullets is
> daunting and of course undesirable.
>
>
>
> Of course the best option is for Adobe to fix the spread command/run-in
> command so they work together the way they used to.
>
>
>
> Do you happen to have any influence with Adobe to ask them to fix the
> problem?
>
>
>
> I have attached the Frame file, in case you have the time/interest to
> experiment and find a solution.
>
>
>
>
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