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Anchored Objects should be able to be sent to back so text can print above the object

It would be nice if text could print above an anchored object

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  • Toda, D commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Description in Japanese:
    アンカー付きオブジェクトのテキスト背面への配置を可能にしてほしい。

    現状では、アンカー付きオブジェクト(カスタム)は必ずテキストの前面に配置されます。
    アンカー付きオブジェクト(カスタム)と文字の重ね順を、背面でもできるようにして、
    「前面・背面で選択できるオプション」があると、もっと簡単に文字とアンカーを重ねることができます。
    段落背景色等では表現できない飾り罫等を、アンカー付きオブジェクトで文字の背面に入れられるようになると便利になると思います。

    I put a Japanese comments above for Japanese users. Many users have been longing this improvement.
    When “sent front/back option” is able to select for Anchored Objects, every InDesign users will be happy all over the world!

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please fix the word wrap for anchored items that must be placed near their text. Also, the alt text for anchored items , when exported to pdf, are reading at the end of the column or page. This is unacceptable for math and engineering.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please fix this! In STEM pubs we need to be able to place objects in precise spots and have the alt text reflect that. We also need to be able to wrap text and send anchored items to the back. Inline placement, whether above the baseline or not, does not fit the bill.

  • Uwe Laubender commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Hi together,
    there are three types of anchored objects:
    Inline anchored, above line anchored and anchored.

    With Above Line Anchored objects text can be above the anchored object. See my screenshot uploaded to Dropbox:

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/248t4ihodgx7l4f/AboveLineAnchoredImage-TextOnTop.PNG?dl=0

    Of course it would be great if one could do that with the other two types of anchored object as well!
    So you have my vote!

    Regards,
    Uwe Laubender
    ( ACP )

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