Screenshot #1 is above.
Screenshot #2 is below.
One long standing work around to keep the field from expanding is to specify a scroll bar for the field when you design the layout.
Thanks very much, Phil. I did not know that trick. Not sure who thought it was a good idea to design fields this way, but everyone at FMI needs to be fired and a new team needs to be brought in. ;) I'm only half-joking.