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Re: Selecting graphic frame with other objects

Dave H.s wrote:
> I can see why you would want to sometimes use frames to crop images.
> But you don't need a nested frame to hold an equation. An equation is not a
> type of frame; it is just another graphic object, like a line or rectangle,
> and you can mix any number of equations with any number of other graphic
> objects in the same single anchored (or unanchored) frame.
> When you use Equations > New (Small, Medium, Large) Equation in the
> Equations palette to make a new equation, it has the courtesy to make an
> anchored frame for you as well, but the frame is not part of the equation -
> the frame simply contains the new equation object.
> To insert an equation in an existing frame containing other objects, just
> highlight the frame and use Equations > New (Small, Medium, Large) Equation
> in the Equations palette. Enter your equation, control-click on it to
> highlight it (this shows the handles), then move or group it just as you
> would any other graphic object.

Wow, that is extremely cool.  I didn't see that
in the online manual.  Life just got infinitely
simpler.  Thanks!


P.S.  Posted to:
Fred Ma
Dept. of Electronics, Carleton University
1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario
Canada, K1S 5B6

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