Multiple Lines of Text Column in SharePoint

This column type allows users to enter variable amount of text. It’s totally up to you to specify how many lines should be displayed by the field when users have completed the information. It should be understood too that users should get plenty of space for different situations where they are expected to enter a huge deal of data.

The size provides users a visual hint of how much data you want them actually to enter.


Formatting Options in Multiple Lines of Text column

Given below are the advanced formatting options available with Multiple Lines of Text column –


Plain Text :

Most suited for scenarios requiring no special formatting, for example – a mailing address.


Rich Text :-

Users can easily format the entire text with help of Rich Text Editor. The Editor application proves perfect for cases when users enter a larger text amount that doesn’t have formatted elements like tables or pictures. You can select this in case of notes and comments pertaining to an item.


Enhanced Text :-

Allows users to suitably add images, hyperlink elements and tables to the column using Advanced List Text Editor. The enhanced text format is suitable for article body columns existing in an announcements list.


Append Changes to Existing Text :–

With this feature, you can create a fully running list of various changes made to this field.


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