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Can I make a Text Box in LiveCycle be flowable in a PDF

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Can I make a Text Box in LiveCycle be flowable in a PDF

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flowable, you mean resizeable when text is overflowing inside?

Yes, in the Object Palette of the textbox, under Field;

check Allow Multiple Lines

Field Format : Plain Text Only -> Rich Text

And, in the Layout Palette of the textbox, under Size and Position;

under Height, check Expand to fit.

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Ohh!!! and all your parent's subform's content must be set to Flowed!

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Hi Magus069,

Unfortunately I have tried working with the text fields and it cannnot accommmodate my needs...as far as I know.

I have included an example of my challange (question) below.

The form I am creating has a mix of fillable (red) and non fillable text (black) and I am hoping that the black text can be resizeable as the red text needs to be resizeable as the red text may exceed the space that is provided. I hope this is more clear.

Thanks for any help.

LC Text.jpg

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resizeable text inside a textbox?!?

I am sorry if I don't really understand your issue here...

The way I see your picture you want to change the red text value to a value determined by the user?!?

So the user can replace the red text, and can't replace the black text!?!

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That is correct. I want the user to be able to edit the red text but not the black text. The user may exceed the available space in the red text area and so I need  the text area to expand.

I am sorry if I am not expalining myself well. I have not used this program alot.

Thanks

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And the object you are using is a Text Box!?!? or just some Text (Label)?!?

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I have been trying to do it in a text box and a text field but, I have not been successful.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks again.

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You can do this with floating fields. I haven't used them much but there are some good references on them kicking around the web.