Re: Hidden text and templates

Subject: Re: Hidden text and templates
From: "Holly Steele" <hsteele1 -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2008 10:26:00 -0500

Problem is solved. Deborah had an excellent solution of using a table style.
I have always avoided table styles because I found them annoying, but for
hidden text, it is brilliant. The table remains hidden and it doesn't affect
the formatting of the content in the table. Sweet.


2008/7/31 Holly Steele <hsteele1 -at- gmail -dot- com>

> Hi
> I have been using hidden text and templates to create conditional text. I
> am quite happy with it and I find it an elegant solution. The problem is
> that the user guide has notes that is one table cell with two columns. The
> first cell has an icon of an arrow (that I can format as hidden text no
> problem). The note text is in the second cell. That cell is shaded grey. I
> can make the note text hidden. But, when I look at the page in print
> preview, the shaded area displays.
> I have tried to add grey shade to the style, but the grey doesn't disappear
> when viewed on print preview.
> Apart from removing the shading from all the notes throughout the manual
> (which I may have to do), does anyone have ideas on making the shading
> hidden?
> Holly

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