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Problems converting certain layouts

Question asked by RickWhitelaw on Sep 19, 2012


Problems converting certain layouts


FileMaker Pro


12.2 Advanced

Operating system version

OSX Lion

Description of the issue

After doing a multi-file conversion from 11 to 12, a couple of layouts are quite a mess. One layout in particular has chunks of text pasted into it from a PDF form. The fields, which are not data fields, all show up having borders when none are specified. I have another layout in the same file which is similar in terms of source material and it's perfect. These files have worked in 8,9,10 and 11 without a problem. I reconverted the particular file too. No difference. As well, the conversion log is spotless.

Steps to reproduce the problem

Convert as above.

Expected result

Layout should appear as before.

Actual result

See above.

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear



Redesign the layout.