I just encountered something very odd. I have a global field that is accessible across several different tables - it contains a list of planned jobs. I'm redoing the UI so I wanted to change the font and colour and ... Filemaker won't let me. It reverts back to basic black & Arial. I can change the size, I can change the space between the lines but I can't change the font or its color. I tried conditional formatting as well but that didn't work either. So then I moved from a field to a text frame, adding the field using << >> brackets and ... it ignored formatting again.
Is it possible that Filemaker stores formatted info on the field that you can't overrule?