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If I have an existing list with a multiple-lines-of-text column, with data, can I promote that column to be rich text?

I had a look in powershell and see that there's a richtext = false flag but it seems to be read only :(

At the moment I'm trying to do it for MOSS but 2010 solutions would be welcome also.

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In SP2010 or SP2007, If the column is of type Multiple lines of text I don't see any issue in editing the column and set the "Specify the type of text to allow" to Rich text

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Didn't have the publishing feature installed. –  Dan Dec 1 '11 at 6:19

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