need help with x-ref format that is causing conditional text to "break"

Subject: need help with x-ref format that is causing conditional text to "break"
From: "Melissa Clark" <melissa -dot- s -dot- clark -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2007 16:49:06 -0700

I have an issue that occurs when a specific cross-reference style/format is
used together with conditional text. What happens is that when conditional
text is applied to a paragraph that contains this particular cross-reference
format and when the cond text is shown/hidden, somehow the cross-reference
style "breaks". This results in half of the x-ref becoming unconditional
(and shown when not desired) and half remains conditionalized.

The x-ref format is defined as:
<Blue>\<<$paratext>\></> field in the <$paratext [TableTitleRegister]>
<Blue>(Table\ <$paranumonly[TableTitleRegister] > p.\ <$pagenum>)</>
where TableTitleRegister is the paragraph format numbering register tables
and Blue is the character format. Here's an example of the resulting
<AAAAA> field in the BBBBB Register (Table 121 p. 400)
When the x-ref is split into two separate x-refs (one referencing the table
and one referencing the field), conditional text operates normally and as
expected; however, this then means twice as many x-refs.

I'd appreciate any suggestions as to modifications that could resolve this
issue or a different format that could be used (with same basic desired

Any help would be appreciated. I've also cross-posted this question to the
Framers listserv.


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