Changing text properties in a field via the IDE
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Mon May 18 16:56:44 EDT 2020
Graham Samuel wrote:
> I’m using LC 9.6.0 rc1 on a Mac. Just now I did something very simple
> that didn’t work. I created a label field, opened the Property
> Inspector for the field and changed its text - that worked. Then I
> attempted to change the font size - that didn’t work. The appearance
> of the label in the stack itself didn’t change, nor could I change the
> font, make the text bold etc. I tried this again with a regular field
> - same result. I started a new stack with just the one field - same
> All these values can be changed by script, in the Message Box or
> elsewhere, but I can’t make them in the IDE by changing values in the
> Property Inspector.
> What am I doing wrong?
Text attributes can be set in the field, and the field properties can be
overridden by a text run within the field.
When changing field properties doesn't change what you see, try
selecting the text within the field and changing that.
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