RE: Text Frames on Graphic

Subject: RE: Text Frames on Graphic
From: "Sam Beard" <sbeard -at- oico -dot- com>
To: "Rick Quatro" <frameexpert -at- truevine -dot- net>
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 09:00:56 -0500


Thanks much for the info! I'll pass it along to my supervisor. I'm
thinking about getting Frame for myself and, if I do, I'll definitely
keep things like this in mind. Although, I'm curious as to why some of
the text frames worked as they should and others didn't, even though
they were clones of each other.

Thanks again!

Samuel I. Beard, Jr.
Technical Writer
OI Analytical
979 690-1711 Ext. 222
sbeard -at- oico -dot- com

-----Original Message-----
From: Rick Quatro [mailto:frameexpert -at- truevine -dot- net]
Sent: Tuesday, June 10, 2008 12:18 PM
To: Sam Beard; framers -at- lists -dot- frameusers -dot- com
Subject: Re: Text Frames on Graphic

Hi Sam,

You need to Control+Click on the graphic and choose Graphics > Runaround

Properties. Set the value to Don't Run Around and click Set.

Unfortunately, the default for imported graphics is to have the
set to Run around Contour. You might want to look at my RunaroundNone
plugin, which remedies this problem. See

Rick Quatro
Carmen Publishing

> Hello All,
> I'm using Frame 7.2p158 on Windows XP.
> I'm having an issue with text frames on a graphic. I need to place
> some text frames to use as part labels on a graphic. I've created some
> text frames and entered in the text I need for some of the callouts.
> I've then tried to move them into place on the graphic (which is
> an anchored frame). I can place some of them and they show up and I
> also select them and relocate/resize them as needed. However, some of
> the text frames don't allow this. Indeed, they end up showing the text
> being below the bottom margin of the text frame. I can't Control-click
> on the frame to select it and I can't resize it without moving the
> underlying graphic. I've tried sending the graphic to back, bringing
> text frames to front, but it doesn't make any difference. I've also
> tried looking in the manual and saw something about selecting a
> different color view, but it's really unclear exactly what to do
> I've tried a couple of things with the color views and they haven't
> a difference. Can someone please tell me what's happening here?
> Sometimes, I can place a text frame on top of a graphic and have it
> display just fine and others I get the same effect here: the text
> indicating the text is outside of the frame's margins. Sometimes, if I
> nudge the graphic one way or another, the text reappears in the text
> frame. However, that's usually if the text frame is near the edge of
> graphic. In this case, I need the text frame over the middle of the
> graphic.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated!
> Thanks in advance,
> Samuel I. Beard, Jr.
> Technical Writer
> OI Analytical
> 979 690-1711 Ext. 222
> sbeard -at- oico -dot- com


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