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  1. On the Mac, a personal publishing app that can do – in addition to footnotes and endnotes – LaTeX (and MathML) in a human way is Apple Pages. You write as humans do, and when needed type formulas as a programmer. This could also be a hint for a later addition to Publisher. Paolo
  2. The Story Editor can be seen under a different, more general perspective: a Story Editor persona could be used to integrate an editorial system, where more contributors write text that will eventually converge in the final layout. Useful for checking on the designer side, useful for the writers to easily send text to the publication layout. At this point Publisher would not only be a great personal publishing system, but can work well for a small editorial staff. Paolo
  3. It works. For some reason, in the previous session it didn't work. By relaunching Publisher, it worked. It is following the same navigation rules as on a PC (Cmd-Up/Down for beginning of the current/next paragraph, Cmd-Left/Right for the beginning of the current/next word, Home/End for the beginning/end of the line. Oh, how would I love if it worked on a Mac as on a Mac! Paolo
  4. I heartily support this request. Having to constantly switch from one way of moving cursor to a different one is very annoying. All programs following the Apple guidelines use a system different than the one in Publisher, and you end up having to "change your hat" each time you switch from a text editor to the page layout program. An additional set of customizable shortcuts for keyboard navigation would be a mind saver. Paolo
  5. The same seems to happen with moving between paragraphs. In Mac apps, you usually type Opt-Up to go to the beginning of the paragraph, Opt-Down to go to the end. This doesn't seem to work. But it seems that neither Cmd-Up and Cmd-Down work as a replacement. Paolo
  6. Hi Pauls, I'm on Mac High Sierra, last revision, Italian. The issue happens both when I first resize the table by hand, and when I do nothing before. Attached you can find a video showing how it happens. Paolo afpub-table.mov
  7. Pauls, thank you very much for your answer. Yes, you are right, I tried with one of the standard non-QWERTY layouts supplied by Apple, and it indeed works. I don't know why my layout is not working. I've not edited it for years, so I must remember what I did. If you are interested to see it, here is it, in both the Unicode and Roman scripts. Paolo Italiano-moderno-a.zip
  8. Thomaso, it is something similar. I use a QZERTY layout. However, it seems Publishers is remapping my shortcuts to a QWERTY layout. Paolo
  9. Hi, 1. Create a table. 2. Put the text cursor inside a cell, and click on the lower arrow in the Cell > Width or Height pane. The cell width or height is not reduced, but increased. Values are only increasing, whichever the arrow you click on. Paolo
  10. Hi, I use a custom keyboard layout on my Mac, with letter Z where there a W in an US keyboard; and letter W where there is Z. When assigning a keyboard shortcut, I can see the letter I typed. If I type W according to my layout, I can see W in the shortcut box. This doesn't translate to actual use. The chosen letter seems to be hardwired. If I type Ctrl-W, I don't get the expected command. If I type Ctrl-Z, it is as if I had chosen the Ctrl-W shortcut. Paolo
  11. At the moment, I'm converting to facing pages a document I created by importing from a short PDF file. It is taking forever. Probably not hanged, since it is working at high CPU. It's an area I would suggest to investigate on more. Paolo EDIT: Definitely, half an hour for repaginating 12 pages of text, and still not completed, makes me suspect it is indeeed hanged. Jon, may I privately mail you a file, without publishing here in the open?
  12. In InDesign you are free to reassign the navigation key commands as you like. So, how it works is totally up to the user. Paolo
  13. Hi, There are some conventions on the Mac for moving the text cursor. Alt-LeftArrow moves to the beginning of the (current, then previous) word, Alt-RightArrow to the end of the (current, then next) word. Alt-UpArrow moves to the beginning of the (current, then previous) paragraph, Alt-DownArrow moves to the end of the (current, then previous) paragraph. Command-LeftArrow moves to the beginning of the line, Command-LeftArrow moves to the end of the line. This isn't so in Publisher, and as far as I can see it can't be reassigned in the Preferences. May you add this set of assignable commands? It would remove some confusions on the Mac, when jumping between different applications. Best, Paolo
  14. Dear Jon, Thank you for your answer. I let it work longer, and you are right: it just needed time. It works perfectly. Best, Paolo
  15. Hi, I imported a PDF file created with InDesign CS6 into Publisher 1.7.1 Mac. The pages were all single pages. When I tried to convert them to facing pages in Document Setup, Publisher showed the spinning ball, and went on forever. The document is ab. 14 MB and a little more than 100 pages. A very simple design and a lot of TIFF images (but I guess it is converted to the internal format after import). Paolo
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