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Can't format a specific global field?

Question asked by StevieP on Jan 22, 2019
Latest reply on Jan 22, 2019 by StevieP

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?