I am using JSLink to override a TextArea column on SharePoint 2013, when I am trying to get the field value using ctx.CurrentItem[ctx.CurrentFieldSchema.Name] on display form, it warps the value with an div element "<div dir="">.

However, on New and Edit forms, ctx.CurrentItem[ctx.CurrentFieldSchema.Name] return the value correctly without the div element.

So can I get the value from field without "<div dir=""> ? Thanks

(function () {
rendering functions
var overrideCtx = {};
overrideCtx.Templates = {};
overrideCtx.Templates.Fields = {
    'Tile': { 'View': renenderTileField, 'DisplayForm': renenderTileField }


function renenderTileField(ctx) {
    var fieldVal = ctx.CurrentItem[ctx.CurrentFieldSchema.Name];
    var html = [];
    html.push('<div class="col">');
    var content = generateHtmlForField(pickerObject, titleFieldVal);
    return html.join('');


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    Sorry for inconvenience. It was not some misunderstanding from my side. I roll backed my review. – Aakash Maurya Oct 7 '16 at 13:48

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