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Ah, ok. Thanks for the heads-up.

I'm quite surprised given that this is a pretty basic thing, it kind of hinders my ability to produce any large documents that contain tables, of which I produce many.

Here's hoping it gets considered for the first release!

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You can create a table outside the text frame, then drag it over the frame, and set the text wrap properties to ensure the text wraps around it. You cannot, however, anchor it to a specific place in the text.


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11 hours ago, walt.farrell said:

You can create a table outside the text frame, then drag it over the frame, and set the text wrap properties to ensure the text wraps around it. You cannot, however, anchor it to a specific place in the text.

Yes that will help in some instances but generally I'd need it to flow with the text. In a 100 page annual report with lots of tables this would currently be a dealbreaker, I'd have to use InDesign instead (much to my annoyance!).

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@walt.farrell Do you know why the decision was made not to anchor tables to the text?  I'm curious as to the  reason for that design decision.  I would think that most potential customers would find that a problem especially for documents that are text and table heavy.

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Ah, ok, that makes sense.  Is there a list of features on the roadmap that we can see.  I understand that you can't guarantee  when a feature will be implemented, but it sure would help to understand what's your planning on.

 

Thanks!

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Well glad to hear that it's on the list for planned updates. Without that feature, long document production is basically a non-starter, at least anything with more graphics than a novel. 

I just hope it's high on this list. :)

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On 10/24/2018 at 3:41 AM, MEB said:

Hi Michael117,
It isn't a design decision. It simply wasn't implemented yet. Anchored Objects will come in a future update (during the 1.x cycle of the app, after release).

Will this (necessary for me) feature include any and all Objects? Meaning; Are you aware of any caveats or outright exclusions to what we can anchor?


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