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Hi, Publisher is awesome. Only thing i miss, is Object styles. Similar as paragraph and text styles. I often use pre-defined sizes of text frames, with linked paragraph and text styles. For example - i need to create several frames 10x6 cm with 0,8 cm margins on one A4 format list with 0,5 points border. It minimizes the time i spend with creating frames, and only thing i need is to fill them with text. I could copy and paste text frames and fill them with text, but it is not as elegant as using object styles. 

Thank you for publisher anyway, its realy great. And I appologise for my english. :)

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I am just guessing here; could you not use the Assets Studio for the "... frames 10x6 cm with 0,8 cm margins ... with 0,5 points border."?


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54 minutes ago, Old Bruce said:

I am just guessing here; could you not use the Assets Studio for the "... frames 10x6 cm with 0,8 cm margins ... with 0,5 points border."?

In fact, you can create a Text Frame, make it the size you want, with the borders you want, and even set the font and font size. Then create a new Asset from that frame, and you'll be able to drag it onto any page you want and the new one will have all those characteristics that you established.


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But an object style could have interesting proprieties we can set and modify later. Modifying all the childs at the same time (a propriety can be to assign a Text style).

Assets are nice for fifferent parts of a drawing, but empty or already populated with text "text frame assets" wouldn't be as usefull. (And you can't reassign a style with assets.)

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The styles of objects and the selector of styles, save much time in the designs with many pages and any change is instantaneous in all the objects of the style. This can not be done with Assets. Do you have plans to include them?
You are doing a great job!

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