RE: FM needs grey text

Subject: RE: FM needs grey text
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: Ken Poshedly <poshedly -at- bellsouth -dot- net>, Techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2010 07:51:05 -0800

Ken Poshedly wrote:

> I'm trying to place the word "Draft" in light grey and rotated 45 degrees
> on my
> FrameMaker version 8.0 master pages.
> I tried both using text inside a text box and rotated and also tried
> creating
> rotated text from the graphics toolbox.
> But can't find where to modify "black" to any shade of grey; did find a tip
> to
> set it as yellow for output as grey on black-and-white printers, but we now
> have
> ONLY a color printer.

If you don't already have a suitable gray available in Character Designer, go to View > Color > Definitions and define one. Enter a suitable name, like Gray20. With Model set to CMYK, set Black to 20% (others at 0). Click Add. Now, Gray20 will be available in Character Designer, and you can create a char format that uses it.


Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom


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