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Section displays incorrectly when exporting it to PDF format



On exporting a section to PDF format, the section does not display correctly. The section is made using a Dynamic layout (inline grid double).

Error Messages

Not Applicable.

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Have a Dynamic layout (inline grid double) in a section
  2. Export the section to PDF format using the pxCreatePDF activity

Root Cause

PDF does not support dynamic layout. This is because of limitation of PD4ML APIs which is a third party used in Pega.


Perform the following local-change:

Use Free Form Layout or Smart Layout to export a section to PDF


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Published December 12, 2018 - Updated October 8, 2020

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