Simple? Allow page breaks, but don't break a captioned text field to begin with.

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04-03-2015

Hi there,

I think this is a simple one (hopefully).

I have a flowed form (dynamic). In one section I have multiple text fields, one after another flowing from top to bottom. There are about 15 of these. The text files all have captions - some of them running into several lines. Each text filed is expandable - they start off as 4 lines deep approx, but could well be pages long depending on what the user enters.

My question is, how do I set up each text field (or the subform wrapper) so that the page break doesn't occur at the beginning of a text field but can still be more than one page. ie. I don't want the caption or the 4 original lines to be split over two pages. Or to look at it another way I want each text field to start on a new page IF the original height before text input cannot be accommodated on the previous page?

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06-03-2015

Hi Mouselander - that is correct.

In physical terms, each text field (with caption) starts off about say 6 lines deep max. So when the form is empty there can be as many as 5 of these up on an A4 page. The problem arises when say the first of these 5 fields starts to get populated beyond a few lines - it shunts all the other fields further down as you would expect leaving the fifth perched between two pages - a bit ugly. This would be fine - I could just uncheck the 'allow to break between pages' button, but there may well be an instance where someone uses a text field to go beyond a whole page, and then that stops the whole thing from working again.

I wondered if it was a simple combination of check box options I needed to use, but not sure.