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We have a PDF that holds a paragraph of text ( because I couldn't get the single word to merge nicely)

 

In my FM Script I apply some text formatting to text. I can see in FM that the formatting was done correctly.

 

Writing that field using scribe to the PDF results in just plain text.

 

Is this a being done by Scribe or the PDF. (the field in the PDF is set to Multi-Line and to accept rich-text)

 

 

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I can't answer your question directly, but I found that PDF formatting displays very differently between different PDF readers. Display performance also varies depending which application created the PDF, which filled it out, and which displayed it. The next step I'd try is to see there's a difference between viewing the output PDF file in Acrobat Pro, Adobe Reader, Preview, etc. It may be that one reader shows the formatted text whereas another doesn't.

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