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PDF field value misaligned when using Repeating Dynamic Layouts



A repeating dynamic layout is used in a section. This section is used to generate a PDF file using the out-of-the-box HTMLToPDF rule.

In the User Interface (UI), the field values displays below the field name. However, in the generated PDF, the field value displays next to the field name.

Display  in the UI:

PDF display:

Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Create a repeating dynamic layout.
  2. Use the out-of-the-box HTMLToPDF rule to generate the PDF.

Root Cause

Alignment issue with the PD4ML library.


Perform the following local-change:

Add the below style in the pyCompactStylesForPDF.css file and source the file to the HTMLToPDF activity, /* Styles for Label inline Issue **/
.flex.content-inline>.flex.content-item>.field-caption {
    text-align: left;
    width: 100%;
    padding-bottom: 7.0px;
    flex: none;
    padding-right: 0px;
    display: block;
/* Styles for Label inline Issue  Ends **/

Published March 28, 2020 - Updated December 2, 2021

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