Print to PDF output dodgy on Windows

Mark Waddingham mark at
Mon Sep 4 02:20:11 EDT 2017

On 2017-09-04 06:43, Terry Judd via use-livecode wrote:
> Before I bug report this, has anyone else had problems printing styled
> text to PDF on Windows? I’ve been printing multipage reports (lots of
> formatting, graphics etc) to PDF using LC on a Mac for ages without
> any problems (well, not this particular problem at least). However,
> when I try to do the same on Windows it screws up the text formatting
> if any of the text within a field to be printed includes bolded or
> italicised words, introducing adjacent non-existent spaces or (equally
> bad) rending the styled text so that it overlaps the non-styled text
> on either side of it. I’ve tried changing the font at the stack and
> field level, thinking that might help but to no avail. If an entire
> line or field has a style associated with it then there is no problem.
> It’s only when styles are mixed within a field.

Do you have 'the formatForPrinting' of the stack set to true?

Warmest Regards,


Mark Waddingham ~ mark at ~
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