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3031601 - Text is Appearing Out of Visible Area in PDF Form Template


You have customized a PDF form template and added a custom field on it to show some text.

However, when there is a huge quantity of text it's not fitting inside the page in the PDF and extrapolates the visible margin off the page.

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  • SAP Cloud for Customer
  • SAP Business ByDesign 


The field properties in the form is not adjusted correctly.


Enabled the field properties "Allow Page Breaks within Content" in Adobe LiveCycle Designer.

  1. Download the form template.
  2. Open the XDP file with Adobe LiveCycle Designer.
  3. Select the field. 
  4. Adjust the properties:


ALD, Adobe LiveCycle Designer, page break, fit to page , KBA , AP-RC-OUT , Output Management , How To


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