Editing objects, layout parts, and the layout background > Formatting and setting up field objects in Layout mode > Formatting placeholder text
Formatting placeholder text
1. In Layout mode, select the field that has the placeholder text.
2. Click Inspector Inspector button in the layout bar, then click the Appearance Appearance tab.
3. From the object state list (the second list in the tab), choose Placeholder Text.
4. In the Text area, choose options.
See Formatting text.
5. Press Enter or Tab, or click outside the Inspector to apply the changes.
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