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To: Jay Smith <jay@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: How to remove all occurences of a specific type of paragraph?
From: Marcus Streets <marcus@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 14 Dec 1998 08:45:22 +0000
I also reported this bug on 5.5 - 5.5.3 I can confirm that it is fixed in 5.5.6 There may be a workarround. You could; create a new condition text setting comment2 and apply it to one of these paragraphs. Leaving it showing. Use copy special to copy this setting. Search for the paratag and replace by pasting. You could then hide the conditional text, or if you really want to lose the text, delete the tag. As this is the only tag applied to some text, you will be asked what to do with it select the option delete text. Jay Smith wrote: > > If I am understanding things correctly, Paul may be using FM 553 > which, on Win95 anyway, has a known bug. Adobe supposedly fixed this > in 556. > > Until you get 556 installed, if that is your problem, the solutions > include changing a limited number of occurences and CLOSING your > document. Then changing some more and closing, etc. > > When *I* hit this bug, I was replacing an approximate 8-letter string > with null text. I could make 21 such changes before it crashed. > > The *helpful* Adobe person (who read my post on this group!) indicated > that this bug had to do with Find/Replace changes that were causing > reformatting of the document. > > Jay Smith > > Banttari, Ananda wrote: > > > > Paul asks: > > > Do any of you know how to remove all occurences of a paragraph > > > with a certain tag? > > > I tried using the "Find / Change ... " dialog box, finding all > > > occurrences of the "writer comment" paragraph tag and replacing > > > it with a null text string, but this causes Frame to crash!! > > > > Instead of a null string, try a string like "kill" or "null" > > on the first pass. Then replace all the comment tags with body > > tags. Then do a second pass, searching for the "kill" > > paragraph preceded by a paragraph marker. Finally, replace > > that with a single paragraph marker. In the diagram below, > > P is the paragraph ending symbol... > > > > Step 1: > > ...and this is text. P search for the comment tag > > *this is a comment* P > > This is text.... > > > > Step 2: > > ...and this is text. P replace the paragraph text > > *Kill* P > > This is text.... > > > > Step 3: > > ...and this is text. P change the comment tag to > > Kill P the body tag > > This is text.... > > > > Step 4: > > ...and this is text. P search for "P Kill P" and > > This is text.... replace with "P" > > > > You may need to use the clipboard/by pasting options in the > > search/replace dialog; to change the tags you can use the > > Global Update Options in the Paragraph Designer. -- Marcus Streets +44 (1223) 723613 mailto:email@example.com nCipher Corporation Securing the future http://www.ncipher.com ** To unsubscribe, send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org ** ** with "unsubscribe framers" (no quotes) in the body. **