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2850 Views 7 Replies Latest reply: Aug 24, 2010 12:44 PM by Bart De Mylle
Currently Being ModeratedAug 24, 2010 7:23 AM (in response to Bart De Mylle)I don't think you can have both. You could create a text box with only dots on the lines where you want them. put the box (floating) in front of your list.PPC MMD (10.5.8), MBP 15", Mac OS X (10.6.4), 4 GB DRAM
Currently Being ModeratedAug 24, 2010 8:53 AM (in response to fruhulda)The workaround with a floating box is out of the question, as all boxes should be repositioned when the other text is altered by adding or deleting one or more lines.
The next version of Pages should make 'having it both' possible...iMac 2.93 Intel Core 2 Duo, Mac OS X (10.6.4), 4G ram
Currently Being ModeratedAug 24, 2010 9:15 AM (in response to Bart De Mylle)It is not your fault. The problem is with the silly way Apple has implemented the tabs in Lists.
To get a real tab and not an indent in a List, type +option tab.+
What Apple has done is exactly the wrong way around.
The exceptional case should have the exceptional key set.
They really need their heads banged together in the "User Interface" department at OSX, I am daily exasperated at their constant stuff ups.
PeterAluminium iMac 24" 2.8Ghz, Mac OS X (10.5.8), The closest you'll ever get to there, is here.
Currently Being ModeratedAug 24, 2010 12:43 PM (in response to fruhulda)I completely understood your post, but the workaround you suggested was not at all practical. Moreover, a floating box does not move along with the text. Once you edit some text above that box and add a line, the floating box needs to be adjusted.
Peter provided the answer to my question: option-tab creates a tab in a list. Sadly I did not find this in Pages online help.iMac 2.93 Intel Core 2 Duo, Mac OS X (10.6.4), 4G ram