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15. Text Formatting Functions

Mark Conway Munro

(1)Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA

Text formatting functions are used to modify the font, style, size, and color of text strings, giving developers control over how text appears in fields on layouts and how it is stored in fields.

These functions are used to apply formatting to the text contained within a field. When a field object is placed on a layout, formatting can be applied that controls how field content appears for every record when displayed on a layout. This is completely independent of the actual data stored in the field. When displayed, layout format settings are superimposed on ...

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