Smart Forms - Multi-line Text Field with HTML pre Tags

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When you enable the Allow multiple lines option for a text field but do not also enable the Allow rich formatting option, the content of that field is wrapped in HTML

 and  tags, which styles the text as a fixed-width font that preserves spaces and line breaks. As a result, you may see that the text in that field does not respect the styling from parent elements such as a table.

You can set the option in the Smart Form configuration text field's properties (Workarea > Settings > Configuration > Smart Form Configurations , and choose the data design view at the top). Right click on the text field and choose properties to change this. 

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To avoid the above behavior, enable Allow rich formatting , which does not wrap the content in