FrameMaker Cursor Distorted

Subject: FrameMaker Cursor Distorted
From: Nancy Allison <maker -at- verizon -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2009 10:30:27 -0500 (CDT)

Have started seeing a bizarre behavior in FrameMaker:

Usually, a cursor is a simple upright line that extends a little above and below the character bounding box.

However, when I apply an H2 (Heading 2) paragraph tag, the cursor suddenly extends at least 60 points below the text and probably 180 above (it runs right off the upper edge of the page and is truncated).

I've looked at the Paragraph Designer for my H2s, and I don't see anything unusual.

I also found a file in which H2 still works correctly, saved that format to a new file, and imported only that format into the affected files. The correct format did not overwrite the problem, whatever it is.

I'm tempted to leave it alone, except that it makes selecting text hard, since it appears that the entire page is selected (instead of just the text that includes the H2).

If this is a known problem, I'd love to hear about it. Otherwise, I may be best off recreating the file . . .

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