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I would like to have a pic lib and would like to have the normal multiple line of text like tin list etc.. Any ideas why there is such a limitation?

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Try this: 1) Site Actions -> Site columns -> Create -> Create Multiple lines of text (Rich or Enhanced rich) -> Ok. 2) Go to your Picture library -> Picture and Library settings -> In content types area click on Picture content type -> Add from existings site or list columns -> Select and add your multiline column -> Ok.

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The second way: open your field in SharePoint Manager spm.codeplex.com and set RichText propery in true for your miltiline field –  BioGeneZ Mar 9 '12 at 4:12
    
BioGeneZ when i try to create a site colum there is no Multiple lines of text (Rich or Enhanced rich) listed. I'm on SP 2010 –  naijacoder Mar 12 '12 at 23:33
    
I get to add a new site column and add anew content type but still have the limitations of 255 characters. Any ideas? –  naijacoder Mar 13 '12 at 1:36

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