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Improper calculation of font spacing

Question asked by gcatnine on May 13, 2012
Latest reply on May 15, 2012 by TSGal

Summary

Improper calculation of font spacing

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

V12 Advance, V12

Operating system version

windows 7, windows vista

Description of the issue

Preview mode do not represents, even vaguely, what the space will take up by a text when printed.
Moreover, when printed text reaches the end of a line, a blank line is added.
in the layout, "sliding Up with all objects above" property applied.

Steps to reproduce the problem

create a text field with multiple lines
apply the property "sliding Up with all objects above"
create few records
enter a text that just exceed one line in Preview mode
Print or save the text.
to better see the result, set up color borders to the text field

Test file is available upon request

Expected result

preview mode is very similar to what it will be printed
no extra blank line if the text, when printed, approach the end of line

Actual result

big difference between Preview mode and what is printed.
moreover there could be extra blank line if the text, when printed, approach the end of line

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

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Configuration information

windows 7 Italian
Windows vista Italian

Workaround

not possible because you never know when the problem will be present

Font_spacing_error.jpg

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