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Subject:RE: New to FrameMaker From:"Steve Cavanaugh" <scavanaugh -at- nat-seattle -dot- com> To:"Hickling, Lisa \(TOR\)" <lhickling -at- Express-Scripts -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Fri, 15 Jun 2007 13:06:31 -0700
This really got me going here....
So I checked. If you have the font CommercialPiBT installed, you can
produce a right arrow (sort of an ugly spud) by holding down the Alt key
and typing 174 on your keypad.
If you have the font Wingdings3 installed, you can produce a very nice
looking right arrow by holding down the Alt key and typing 176 on your
What happens to those arrows when you print or make a PDF, I shall leave
to your imagination.
Hope it helps.
Sr. Technical Writer
NAT Seattle Inc.
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Sent: Friday, June 15, 2007 12:38 PM
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Cc: Nina Rogers
Subject: RE: New to FrameMaker
The framers sitting in a circle say "Hi Nina" (:-)
The simpler answer is to adjust your typography to ">" and get used to
it. The not so simple answer takes you into Unicode and just gets
messier from there.
From: Nina Rogers
... I'm finally at a job that uses FrameMaker. So I guess it's
about time I learned it. :-)
...How do I make an "arrow" character for steps? (Ex.: Click
New-->File, etc.) In Word, I would just type two hyphens and a "greater
than" symbol and it would automatically turn into a nice arrow. Is there
a function similar to this in FrameMaker? I can't seem to find anything
(yet, at least). I would rather use an arrow than switch to using a
slash or a >.
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