----- Original Message -----
From: "Kathy Gunter Sullivan"
Sent: Sunday, December 06, 2009 10:25 AM
Subject: Re: [DMU] Annotations to Maps
The first thing I tried was clicking on the map corners, but nothing happened. It was
only when I applied a dummy plot that the map became usable. Clicking on a corner of the
map still produces no response.
Steve Broyles wrote:
> Hmm. Try zooming in a bit on the map corner. The map edges
should be showing up as faint gray lines that go north-south and east-west. And make sure
your mouse is on accurately on the corner position.
> Steve Broyles
Lee Hoffman wrote:
The border doesn't turn pink? Maybe you have not clicked exactly
on the actual corner? Or possibly, the border color change is not that noticeable to you?
Sometimes, the change in parcel/map border is not that distinctive to me
Try adding an annotation. If you can click on the T in the Toolbar or the Edit menu
option is not dimmed, then the map is active and the border is pink.
You both are
right--I was not precisely on the map line when clicking.
Close, but no cigar. The lines turned pink, then I got the message that
this item is locked, when I unlocked it, all the labels began shifting.
I closed without saving and reopened to regain the labels in the right
I really appreciate everyone's patience with my learning curve.