Re: [Framers] Lines

2020-06-09 Thread Klaus Daube
On 8 Jun 2020 at 17:13, Fred Ridder wrote: > If Frame handles lines like most other tools do, the line object you draw has > 0 > width. Then when you add width to the line, 1/2 of that width gets added to > all > "sides" of the line, including the ends. In other words, the line takes on an >

Re: [Framers] Lines

2020-06-08 Thread Peter Gold
You're missing the InDesign property that aligns a stroke's weight from its center, or inside/outside, if it is a shape's border. Probably other graphic applications have the same abilities. Keep in mind that FM evolved around the time when the use of thin lead strips to separate lines of metal

Re: [Framers] Lines

2020-06-08 Thread Doug
---> I made an error in the previous post; below is the corrected version: <--- 1. Draw a line using the Line tool. Set it to 0 points in Height, and the Width and Top to something arbitrary, say 50 each. 2. Now zoom in close and set the Stroke > Line Width to 10 points. Notice that the line

Re: [Framers] Lines

2020-06-08 Thread Fred Ridder
Sent: Monday, June 8, 2020 1:06 PM To: An email list for people using Adobe FrameMaker software. Subject: [Framers] Lines I just noticed something annoying. Draw a line using the Line tool. Set it to one point in height, and the top to something arbitrary, say 50. Now zoom in close and

[Framers] Lines

2020-06-08 Thread Doug
I just noticed something annoying. Draw a line using the Line tool. Set it to one point in height, and the top to something arbitrary, say 50. Now zoom in close and set the height to 10 points. Notice that the line height expands both up and down. That's annoying. I would expect the height