How to save formatting in DBRichEdit


My app uses a DBRichedit component. I'm able to format the text (bold,
italic, colors, etc.) but when I save it to the database it loses all
formatting. It only displays plain text.

*Using D3
*DBRichedit1.plaintext is set to false
*The field in the database is of type: Formatted Memo

Do I need to do something special to save the formatted text into the
database? I would think that to be the purpose of the DB aware richedit