Formatting tags doesn't seem to work?

Discussion created by BrokenLegMike on Nov 5, 2012
Latest reply on Apr 30, 2014 by mgooding
Hey everyone,

I am trying to do a simple format of a text box in Arcmap. It looks like this:

M1-h6; 5

Where the first line is to be one color and the second line is to be another color.

I went into the 'About Formating Text' and copied the tag example to change color and when I apply the setting, the text doesn't change color and the tags appear in the text like this:


I'm not sure why this isn't working?