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Text does not wrap in read-only field and link control.

Error Messages

Not Applicable.

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Open a case
  2. Provide input in the Text Input field
  3. Map the same value in a link control and read-only field on click of the Save button
  4. Run the flow

Root Cause

A defect in Pegasystems’ code or rules.


Perform the following local-change: 
  1. Change the width to 'fixed' for layouts in the section
  2. Add the below script in UserWorkForm:

  div[data-node-id="Section-name"] table.px-fixed-layout-table td.dataValueRead *, div[data-node-id="section-name"] table.px-fixed-layout-table td.dataValueWrite * {
    word-break: break-all;
    white-space: normal;
  .ie div[data-node-id="Section-name"] table.px-fixed-layout-table td.dataValueRead *, .ie div[data-node-id="Section-name"] table.px-fixed-layout-table td.dataValueWrite * {
    display: table-cell;

Note: The change is for Form free layout.


Published August 24, 2018 - Updated October 8, 2020

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