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Table Cell Strokes

It is something of a chore to select individual strokes in Window 'Cell Options' – Tab 'Strokes & Fills'.
… you need to align exactly the cursor's hotspot (to the pixel) on the stroke you wish to select or deselect… and often need to click a few times if you're slightly off. I often need to have, let's say all horizontal strokes selected in a table… so I have to deselect all vertical strokes.

Currently, we can double-clic to select, say the outside borders, or the inside.
But it would be nice to have buttons that would:
- select/deselect all strokes;
- select/deselect all horizontal strokes;
- select/deselect all vertical strokes.

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  • Androo commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I agree with this. Selecting table strokes is way too fiddly. The target for your mouse pointer is too thin, too precise. You can select all or none of course by triple clicking, but I often have to triple-click three or four times before anything happens so it's not as useful as it could be.

  • Kelly Vaughn commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    First off, I love you die of the checkboxes. They should add it to the right click contextual menu with the others. There actually is a similar function already built in. If you right click on the stroke selection widget, it contains:

    -Select Inner
    -Select All
    -Clear Border
    -Clear All

    I really like the idea of table stroke presets! That would be great.

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