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Code Fix: When creating a PDF file from K2 smartforms, the text is cut off horizontally over a page break


Issue Description

When you generate a PDF file from K2 smartforms using the PDF control, in some instances the text is cut off horizontally over a page break.


  1. Ensure you have K2 Five (5.3) installed.
  2. Download the K2 Five (5.3) FP1 from K2 Partner and Customer Portal.
  3. Install the K2 Five (5.3) FP1 to apply the fix.
  4. Refresh the browser cache.


After installing this fix pack add the following setting in the appsettings section of the K2Hostserver.exe.config file: 

<add key="SourceCode.SmartObjects.Services.PdfConverter.OptimizePdfPageBreaks" value="true" />

 Please ensure an IISReset & K2 Host Server restart is performed once added to the K2Hostserver.exe.config file.