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Scrollable text issues

Apr 18, 2012 7:12 AM

Hi everyone,


I'm about to convert a book to be used on an iPad. The book consists of several chapters/articles that range from 4 to 30+ pages.

On some of the pages I work with scrollable text.


My workflow is the same as described here: 8ea44412b13edc5ec-8000.html


Most of the times it works as promised, but sometimes it doesn't! I have try to find out why it sometimes doesn't work. It seems random and it's driving me crazy.

  • I have experimented with creation order, i.e. container frame first, then text frame, etc.
  • I have done tests with renaming the container frame and text frame in the layers pannel
  • I have made sure that both frames are correctly aligned, etc.
  • I have reset and re-applied the Pan Only option in the Overlay Creator panel
  • I have made sure that the workflow and settings are the same on all pages


but still it sometimes simply doesn't work!


I would really appreciate if someone could help me with this. Any ideas?


Kind regards


  • Bob Bringhurst
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    May 29, 2007
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    Apr 18, 2012 8:02 AM   in reply to tici70

    Which version of tools are you using? If you're using the v19 set of tools, you want to use the Scrollable Frames overlay. If you're using v18 or earlier, you want to use Pan & Zoom > Pan Only. There are no known issues with scrollable frames in v19 -- it should work as described.

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