A SharePoint list has a multi-select choice field.

When 2 or more values are selected for an item,it is displayed(in the view)as:


Is there a way that I can display this field as shown below?


  • Are you 2013? Then look into CSR - ClientSideRendering – Danny '365CSI' Engelman Aug 7 '15 at 13:00
  • @DannyEngelman No,I'm in 2010 – George Aug 7 '15 at 13:01

This should do it:

  1. Download jQuery and save it to /SiteAssets/
  2. Create a JavaScript file named comma-break.js and save it in /SiteAssets/ with the contents of:

$(document).ready(function () { var str = $('.ms-listviewtable').html(); //; $('.ms-listviewtable').html(str.replace(new RegExp(", ", "g"), ",</br>")); });

  1. Add a Content Editor Web Part to your list and link to the jquery.min.js file.
  2. Add a Content Editor Web Part to your list and link to the comma-break.js file.
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  • also I assumed in that code, that you meant semi-colon instead of colon. If you in fact meant colon than just replace the two semi-colons in the code with colons. – James Flattery Aug 7 '15 at 12:06
  • when i tried your script,the field value became invisible. – George Aug 7 '15 at 12:29
  • Sorry about that! I should have verified the code before submitting. I updated the code and it appears to work for me. Please let me know if you have any problems. – James Flattery Aug 7 '15 at 13:34
  • You may want to change </a>; to , and </a>;</br> to ,</br> The list I was originally playing with was a multi-lookup select instead of just a multi-select. – James Flattery Aug 7 '15 at 13:50
  • I have the below script now and its not working. $(document).ready(function(){ var str=$('.ms-listviewtable').html(); //; $('.ms-listviewtable').html(str.replace( new RegExp(",","g"),",</br>")); }); – George Aug 7 '15 at 14:30

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