Note: Adjusting tabs in rulers only affects currently highlighted text. If you want a tab to affect the entire Freeform Text Area, use Command-A to select all text, then set your tabs.
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Kinds of Links
Standard URL formats include forms like the following:
We will refer to this type of link as a "URL-format link".
iData is able to recognize these forms and turn them into clickable links.
iData is also able to store links that do not appear in their
original form. (This is possible only in the Freeform Text Area, not in
For example, the link at the bottom of this page, Return
to Main Help Page, represents a URL of http://www.idatapartners.com/iDataKwikGuide/index.html,
which is not obvious from the text itself.
We will refer to this type of link as a "hidden-URL link".
To remove a link:
1. Select all of the
2. Open the Link
Panel, as explained
3. Click the Remove Link button. Now the
will no longer show up as a link.
Note that this only works for hidden-URL links. iData Pro automatically restores URL-format links.
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You can set a block of text to be formatted as a list, with bulleted
items or numbers that will be added automatically to each paragraph
within the list.
To create a list:
1. Select the text to which the list setting is
to apply, or just start a new paragraph.
2. Select List... in the Text sub-menu, under the Format menu. You will see the following dialog.
3. The Bullet/Number popup menu lets you
select list item markers from among Arabic numerals, uppercase Roman
numerals, lowercase Roman numerals, lowercase letters, and uppercase
letters, all of which will automatically increment when you add items
to the list. Or, you can select one of several graphic symbols, such as
bullets, check marks, etc.
4. You can also type
some text into the Prefix and Suffix boxes, if desired. These are
pieces of text that will be added in front or or behind the list item
documentation for the Prepend
enclosing list marker option says: "Specifies that a nested list
should include the marker for its enclosing superlist before its own
marker." We are confident that someone will find this useful.
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To add a table to the Freeform Text Area:
1. Select Table...
in the Text sub-menu, under
the Format menu. Make your
settings in the following dialog, then click the close button in the
2. Once the settings
are made, you can add text to the cells of the table.