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Prevent SharePoint from using custom CSS-classes when using RichText editing

We have a number of Rich-Text fields (multi-line) that users type data into. So they might format the color of the text, the font size etc. The formatting looks like this in SharePoint: We have a ...
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Infopath Display view not showing data in multi line column

I have a form that was created in Infopath. Currently all the data in selection fields and some text fields display just fine. However I have a few multi line fields that are not displaying ANY ...
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Assign List Item Permissions Using Workflow and List Text Field

Is there a way to use a text field to grant permissions using a workflow? In other words, how would you get a text field to register values that could be used in assigning permissions?
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How can we programmatically add a hyperlink and text to a multi-line text field?

I have a SharePoint list which has a multi-line text field. Can we add a hyperlink and simple text along with it, inside that particular field using the client object model? If so can someone help me ...
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jquery plain multiline text value with CRLF characters

I have a Plain Text multi-line value on my SP2013 list. Text is entered into the box with Line Feed characters. When I use the jquery command in an attached JS program var Falerts = ...
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How do I convert multi-line text column to multiple entries in new list

I have a multiline text column with many 9 digit numbers delimitated by commas that i would like to extract so I can check for duplicates. If I can check for duplicates without extracting that would ...
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Look-Up a Multiple Line of Text Column

I am looking for a solution that allows me to refer a multiple line of text column to another list in the same Site Collection. I find a lot stuff about SharePoint 2010 where it wasn't possible to ...
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List - Multiple lines of text field alignment issue

I have a field (Multiple lines of text) in a SharePoint 2010 list. While creating new item, when I change the alignment to center and submit it, all alignment gets changed, (like centered alignment ...
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Multi-Line Column works in email but not task

SP2013: When I create a task, I'm able to include multiple lines with line breaks in the Description column. When the email goes out to indicate a task has been assigned, the email displays the ...
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Alternative to disable output escaping multi line text list field SP2013

I'm populating a multi line text field dynamically (from an Access database). The content includes html tags which of course get rendered as text: <div>Text here <span> More text here ...
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What does “uploading documents through the website, and not saving directly from the application” mean?

'I'm a site collection admin, with no access to Central Admin. I'm having to remove the 255 character limit from a multi-line text column, to accommodate some very long scientific article formal ...
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How to Truncate a multiline column in a SharePoint List 2013

I am relatively new to SharePoint and have a few questions. I was wondering if someone could help me with some custom settings in a SharePoint list. I have a column that is set to a "Multiple lines ...
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sharepoint collapse list

I am trying to collapse my sharepoint list where I have large text columns, basically following the same code snippert as mentioned here ...
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jquery multi line textbox scroll

I have some long multi line column on my list. In my dispform, newform and editforms I want to change the appearance of this field to have a vertical scrollbar, rather than just displaying the whole ...
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Duplicate entries sometimes being appended to a multi-line text field

I have a list in SharePoint 2013 that contains a multi-line text column for comments that is set to append new entries. Sometimes, when user X tries to append a comment, instead of the new comment ...
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URL in multiline column

I've got a List and a Document Library. Both have their own content types. In those content types is a site column, a multiline one with Rich Text. In this column, I'm coding a simple link with html ...
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How to add “<br>” to newline characters on custom forms

A multiline text field on my OOTB display form in my SP 2013 list will appear as: #1 #2 #3 On a custom form (before I make any changes to it), it will appear as: #1 #2 #3 with the "\n" still ...
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How to show value of a Multiline TextBox field in DataForm Webpart (2010)

I have a list called HOB which contains Multiline TextBox field called as FacilityComment with Append Changes to Existing Text= yes. And this field contains values which i want to show in DataForm ...
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Show the first line of Multiple line text column in list view

My client has requested if we can replace the 'View Entries...' text with the first line of the multiple line of text value (or any extract of the text). The below screen shot is off a all items ...
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Missing line breaks in multiline text field when placed in Page Layout

I have created page content type in which there is one field of type Multiple lines of text where I am storing comments of Page. I have created page layout and displaying the comments on page. But ...
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Data Inputing in Multi-Line text box and specified type

Good Day all, Im new to sharepoint, I have been ask to test sharepoint to see if it would do what we need, in terms of data inputing for our specific data model. The input is important as we need to ...
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SP2013 Multilinetextfield event?

When you edit text in a MultiLineTextField which allows rich text, SharePoint switches to "Format text", every time this happens our custom ribbons disappear (they are added with JavaScript). The ...
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Retrieve Multi-line Text Field with Append Changes in CSOM (Javascript)

I have been looking for an answer to this question all morning and i cannot find anything to point me in the right direction. We have several customizations to a SharePoint page which displays list ...
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Set the max height for a multi line text box in a view

How do I set a max height for a multi-line text box in a view? Many columns squeezes the content in the multi-line text box making the whole list overly long.
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Multiline Text Field textbox dissappeared from default new form

I am using SharePoint Foundation, the problem I am facing is that all multiline textboxes in default new form of all lists in a web application is showing blank white area. Please help me out in this ...
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How to get plain text out of a multi line text field in Client Side Object Model?

I am trying to read plain text from a MultiLineTextField in a List. This is how my code looks so far: //Get connection ClientContext context = new ClientContext("URL"); Web site = context.Web; ...
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How to show names of attachments from a list item in a column?

I have an announcements list and some announcements have multiple attachments. The view is set to show the attachments, but it just shows this paperclip icon which probably means the list item has ...
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Mulitline text field in sharepoint Unable to retreive text

I am creating a console application in which I have a column named "Project Description". It's a multiline text field. After I add some text with [spaces,quotes,"(",")"] all these included in that ...
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Multi-Line Text - Append Changes - Duplicate Entries on Save

Using SharePoint 2013, I have a notes field (multi-line text / append changes) on a custom list being used to capture budgetary information. The notes field was intended to be a running commentary on ...
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Inserting Multi-line text field quick part from SharePoint Crashes Word

Title pretty much sums it up. Working on a doc template for a library, have a bunch of quick parts already inserted for various columns of the content type. If I add a multi-line text field, it will ...
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How to maintain line breaks within a 2013 multi-line task field after datasheet edit

We use datasheets to edit multi-line task lists. Since being migrated to SharePoint 2013 the new datasheet view doesn't allow us to maintain line breaks after we stop editing the datasheet. Can ...
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SharePoint 2010 workflow losing line breaks when copying to another list

I'm having some trouble with something I thought would be quite simple. I was tasked with creating an InfoPath form attached to a document library that, when submitted, would extract some data from ...
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Enlarge a Choice column's “specify your own value” text area?

Can anyone suggest a way to make the "specify your own value" text box larger in the Edit Form of a list item's Choice column? I would like to make it look more like a multi-line text field type, ...
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Append Changes to Existing Text of Multiline of text field set “No” after create new site from template

Description: i have a site, and it contains a list. in that list, multiple line of text description field. set append changes to existing text of that description field is "Yes" now i creating site ...
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maximum size of file attachments in rich text fields

When a custom list has a multi line text column which allows rich text, users have the possibility to add files to this rich text field (not as an attachment to the list item, but as attachments to ...
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What text type are multi line text columns in SharePoint lists?

When accessing a multi line text field from a SharePoint item in a list, what is the text type returned? Using C#: item["Description"].ToString() Is the above plaintext or html or...? I want to ...
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Convert incoming email from plain text to HTML

I have a list that accepts emails and creates list items out of them. The issue I'm facing is that if someone emails the list using plain text, the formatting showing up in a list item's multi-line ...
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Workflow to copy data from a Rich Text Field to a Text Field (Multi-line)

I tried using a workflow that will copy data from a rich text field to a text field (with multi-line enabled) in a online-based infopath form but without success. Are there other ways to do that?
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What happened to multiple lines of text text format and append changes only settings?

I have created a document library. Next, I wanted to add a Multiple lines of text field and have Append changes only option selected. But, to my surprise, once I choose the field type, I was not ...
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Sharepoint multiple line of text char limit

I have created a custome list with a multiple line of text type column. When user enter value in this field in "add new item" form, I dont want user to enter more than 1000 chars. I am not able to ...
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HTML from Rich Text Field as Plain Text

First off I want to be clear I am using the Silverlight Client Side Object Model in solution. So I cannot use objects/properties from the server object model. What I am trying to do is get the plain ...
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SharePoint 2007 unable to display pdf icon in old content

I've an issue on display pdf icon in SharePoint 2007, pdf icon should be display on the hyperlink created in Rich Text Editor. I tried to add the pdf icon (downloaded from adobe ...
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InfoPath 2007 append text like MOSS multiline

I have an InfoPath 2007 form with several multiline text fields and I'd like to have newly added text in those fields append to the existing text with a user and time/date stamp as we see in ...
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How to add line breaks in calculated columns without going into data view?

Just wondering how to create a list with line breaks in a calculated column without using data view.
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How do you put a hyperlink into a multiline text field?

When typing text into a multiline rich text field, I want to put some hyperlinks in. How do I do that?