field properties changing when group copied

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Sun Dec 8 14:42:17 EST 2013


Since no one's responded it sounds like something in your setup. The 
most likely reason is that your fields are using inherited text 
properties, and pasting one somewhere else causes the inheritance to change.

Just a guess though, since I'm not sure what your setup is.

On 12/7/13 10:48 AM, Dr. Hawkins wrote:
> *bump*
>
> Has anyone else had to deal with this?  Having to set the properties of
> every field to custom properties, and then loop through every output field
> every time to reset them, would be tedious & bugprone . . .
>
>
>
>
> On Sat, Nov 30, 2013 at 2:02 PM, Dr. Hawkins <dochawk at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>
>> I think I've hit this before . . .
>>
>> The new federal bankruptcy forms, with which I am stuck, have very small
>> lines at points . . .
>>
>> I think this bit me before in another context.
>>
>> The original card looks like:
>>
>> http://dochawkbk.com/lcImages/screen_shot.pre_copy.png
>>
>> But after I copy it, the margins and text size get changed:
>>
>> http://dochawkbk.com/lcImages/screen_shot.copied.png
>>
>> (the blue text in the second one has been set by my program, from pure
>> ascii pulled from a db)
>>
>> Do I need to choose between the evils of oversized fields and looping
>> around *every* field on *every* copy to use its customProperties to set
>> it's properties, or is there a sane solution available?
>> --
>> Dr. Richard E. Hawkins, Esq.
>> (702) 508-8462
>>
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>
>


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