I am trying to update some information between 2 layouts, some of the information transfers over, but some of it does not. If I am in the edit layout mode, I can see the information transferring over has a green magnifying glass, but the text that does not transfer over is not highlighted. Any suggestions?
You'll need to look at the table occurrences from which the fields come and how they are related to each other. The badge differences you describe are typical of the difference between fields from the layout's table occurrence (as specified in layout setup) and those from a related table occurrence.
You might want to work through the following: