phantom equation in Frame

Subject: phantom equation in Frame
From: LDurway -at- pav -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2002 16:33:51 -0600


Anyone ever seen a phantom equation in Frame+SGML 6.0?
I created a short equation. No big deal. Everything seemed
fine until I pressed Ctrl-S to save the file. Then suddenly
a little question mark appeared in the middle of the page.
Exactly the kind of question mark that the Frame equation
tool uses to prompt you for terms in an incomplete
equation. It wasn't a part of the equation I had just completed
(which was complete as far as I could tell). It just sort
of hovered in the middle of the page, with no apparent
relationship to any paragraph, anchored frame, or to
my equation.

So I deleted the equation and recreated it. Everything
looked fine until I saved the file. Presto. The question
mark reappeared. I saved to MIF & reopened. Still
there. So I got rid of the equation, saved the file to MIF,
and opened it in MS Wordpad. I searched for any equation
marker that might exist in the text, but no sign of equ.

So I reopen the file--no sign of the ?-and proceed to create
a table. Presto, the ? appears again.

Anyone know what this is all about? Is my PC channeling
an early version of UNIX?

Thanks,
Lindsey

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