Objects set to slide up only slide in Preview mode or when being printed/saved as PDF.
You could use a calculation field to display the contents of the portal in a single field with the unused spaced closed up, but this data will not be editable in this field, you'd still need to use the portal for that. Defining this calculation in a calculation field in your customers field will do that:
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Thank you for your assistance. I will go back and attempt this. I am very much a newcomer to Filemaker but love the product and greatly appreciate the help.
Note that this field can be given a scroll bar so that it can be scrolled by the user when there is more text than will fit in the field.
If you have users that will be using Filemaker Go on an iOS device to access this field, I know of a way to set up a "scrolling read only" display of this text that might be used.