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Field shading lost in Preview mode, and hence print

Question asked by keywords on Feb 1, 2017
Latest reply on Feb 3, 2017 by keywords

Now here is an annoyance I've just run into. I am in the process of updating an old database. One of its features is printing quote letters for clients. In the old version I had some fields shaded, for the purpose of highlighting some lines in a table. In the new version have sought to replicate this, applying fill settings as a new style. All seemed in order until I switched to Preview mode when "poof!" the shading is gone, along with the top border I had also set up on the field—

Browse mode:

Screen Shot 2017-02-02 at 6.32.24 PM.png

Preview mode (note field sliding also applies):

Screen Shot 2017-02-02 at 6.33.36 PM.png

I've tried various tricks to try and address this—try a different theme, switch off sliding, different colours fills … no fix. The only thing so far that I've tried which seems to overcome the problem is a shaded rectangle under the field, and set to slide with it. It works, but seems a rather primitive workaround. Two things:

1.     Has anyone come across this and found a solution other than the one noted above?

2.     Should this be reported to FM? It seems like a needless annoyance to my mind.