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How to set default border to images?

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Feb 05, 2019

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We use the same border for each image we add into our documentation. Is there a way to set a border to default so we don't have to manually apply it to each image?

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How to set default border to images?

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We use the same border for each image we add into our documentation. Is there a way to set a border to default so we don't have to manually apply it to each image?

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Haven't tried it myself (don't really use images much), but wouldn't that be part of the Object Styles feature?

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We didn't see a setting within that feature to apply a default setting. We're hoping we're missing something.

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Hi Rachel:

It's definitely via Object Styles, but Object Styles are very quirky so that may be why you didn't figure it out on your own.

  1. Select one of the frames
  2. Graphics > Object Style Designer
    Screen Shot 2019-02-05 at 8.39.27 AM.png
  3. Set the Line Width, Line style and assuming you want a solid line, Pen Pattern 1.
  4. Optionally, change the color:
    Screen Shot 2019-02-05 at 8.39.44 AM.png
  5. Type in an Object Style name, click on Save, then Close.
    Screen Shot 2019-02-05 at 8.39.59 AM.png
  6. Graphics > Object Style Catalog
    Screen Shot 2019-02-05 at 8.40.33 AM.png

  7. With the frame still selected, click on the new object style to assign it to the selected frame (and all of the other frames).
    Screen Shot 2019-02-05 at 8.40.39 AM.png

~Barb

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I created an Object Style, but that style has Dimensions. The images in the document are all different dimensions.

 

Is there a way to create a style with Stroke and Fill properties that would also fit for multiple dimensions?

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Hi,

 

You do not need to fill in all available options. You do not need to set any dimensions.

Just set the stroke and the fill properties or whatever you need.

 

Best regards

 

Winfried

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To expand on Winfried's answer, just leave the properties you expect to change set to As Is, which is sometimes either a blank field or a "semi-checked" checkbox.

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Winfried, Matt---Thank you for your interest.

 

I created a new Object Style called MyObjectStyle.
The purpose of the MyObjectStyle is to place the same border around all figures in an existing document.

 

I apply MyObjectStyle to Figure 1.

The existing Height and Width of Figure 1 is 5.942" x 1.021" with Scaling 87.48%.

 

I then apply MyObjectStyle to Figure 2.
Figure 2 has different Object Properties.

FM overwrites the Height, Width, and Scaling of Figure 2 so they now agree with Figure 1. 

 

How do I apply MyObjectStyle and keep the Figure 2 Object Properties?

 

mnankin_0-1597236500362.png

 

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