EditColumn Object Command

EDITCOLUMN Object Commands

Sets the coordinates of a selected text column frame.

editcolumn [POSITION left top right bottom] [GUTTER space] [ROTATE angle | SKEW slantangletwistangle | SLANT angle | TWIST angle] [ABOUT pointxpointy | ABOUTCENTER] [constraint] [printable] [DOCUMENT name | WINDOW name | OBJECTID number]

POSITION/d The coordinates of the text column frame.

COLUMNS/i The number of columns in a text frame.

GUTTER/d The space between columns.

ROTATE/d The rotation angle.

SKEW/d The slant and twist angle.

SLANT/d The slant angle.

TWIST/d The twist angle.

ABOUT/d The rotation point.

ABOUTCENTER Rotates around its center.

constraint/k The aspect ratio constraint toggle.

Options: CONSTRAIN|FREE (default). printable/k The print object toggle.

Options: PRINT (default)|NOPRINT.

DOCUMENT/s The document name.

WINDOW/s The window name.

OBJECTID/i The number of the object to edit.

Notes:

All options default to the current values if not specified.

Examples:

editcolumn position 1 1 7.5 10 columns 2 gutter 0.25

editcolumn position 1 1 5 6 rotate 45 page 'MyDoc~8'

 

EditColumn  Command Definition  url:PGScmd/editcolumn
  created:2006-03-30 14:03:53   last updated:2006-03-30 14:03:53
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User Contributed Comments For EditColumn
Dan Kilroy wrote...2006-05-03 15:03:45

Script command submitted from PageStream internal documentation. Needs to be checked and merged with the command documentation above.

Sets the {...} .

EditColumn ([POSITION left top right bottom [ADJUST]] [COLUMNS columncount] [GUTTER columngutter] [ROTATE rotation | SKEW slant twist | SLANT slant | TWIST twist] [ABOUT x y | ABOUTCENTER] [CONSTRAIN | FREE] [PRINT | NOPRINT] [DOCUMENT document | WINDOW document-window | OBJECTID objectid])


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User Contributed Comments For EditColumn