When I create a field to expand, how do I make the text beneath that field move down the page so that it is not overlapping text?

katelynb6278082

02-03-2015

I have a form that I want the text fields to expand to fit more text. But the text overlaps onto information that follows the text field. I want this expanding field to push the following text down the page as needed so no overlapping occurs and no scroll bar is present. Any information is appreciated!

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jsanborn58

03-03-2015

Make sure that you allow the height of the text area and subform to expand. In the layout tab (Shift+F9), make sure the height is set to "expand to fit". You'll want to do this with your floating fields, as well.

katelynb6278082

03-03-2015

I am super new to this and I am working with a trial program currently, would that maybe have something to do with my capabilities? I appreciate all your help and advice! My document does not have a second page currently so I am not sure what you are referring to when you mention "second page subform" and I have not yet located or figured out "container" So far I have simply wrapped all the information into a subform I want to move down the page as text is expanded in a field above that, this is set to "flowed". If I could attach the document here I would. A class on this program would be wonderful!

katelynb6278082

03-03-2015

Yes, it is saved as dynamic. And I have set my subform to "flowed". It is still not working. I imagine it is the tiniest setting I am still unable to locate.

ellis355

03-03-2015

Hi - I struggled with this when I was beginning also...

Check that your second page subform is set to flowed as it will need to shift down, mess around with the subforms . I use positioned subforms in a flowed 'container' so the main subformed is set to flowed with positioned subforms within it.

Hope this helps


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katelynb6278082

02-03-2015

It looks like in 2009 this was a hot topic, obviously I am behind on the technology. Never used LiveCycle Designer before and cannot locate how to make the page "flowed". Still trying to figure this one out! Thanks in advance.