Multi-line Text Fields

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Multi-line Text Fields allow you to enter multiple lines of text within the one box.


To start a new line within a Multi-line Text Field you should use the <Ctrl>+<Enter> key combination.

To move to the next field from within a Multi-line Text Field use the <Tab> key on your keyboard.



Printing More Text Than Will Fit in the Field


It is possible to type more information into a Text Field than will fit in the on-screen box. When this happens, not all the information will appear on the screen but, when printing, ADLForms will ensure that the information prints as part of the form. It does this in two ways. Firstly it will attempt  to shrink the font size to try and fit the text within the confines of the box. If it fails to get the text to fit within the bounds of the box even after shrinking to your preset minimum font size, ADLForms will prompt you as to whether you would like to add an Addendum Page. When printing Addendum Pages, the referencing within the form/agreement to the Addendum is automatically inserted for you to ensure that the Addendum Pages are a legal part of the form or agreement being printed.



Some features of these fields are:


Automatic Capitalisation

There is no need to manually make the first letter of each sentence a capital letter. The program will automatically make the first letter of every sentence a capital letter when you leave the field.



Most Multi-line Text fields are associated with a list. Lists are a simple way of inserting regularly used information into these fields. For more information on using lists see Comment Lists.



Note: You cannot do any special formatting within a Multi-line Text Field (eg. Tabulation, Bullets, Changes in Font, etc.).