How to set default value in SharePoint 2016 list multiple lines of text field (Enhanced rich text ) using SharePoint designer new form.


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Follow below steps:

  1. Open the site in SharePoint Designer 2013.
  2. Select List and Libraries and select the list.
  3. Select Edit list columns.
  4. Double click on the multi-line text field.
  5. Edit the Default value.
  6. Save.

Source: Add default text to a multi-line text field.

  • Have you tried this? Is it working for you? Commented Dec 18, 2019 at 5:32
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    probably you forgot the first point 0. Find SharePoint Designer 2013 and install it
    – serge
    Commented Oct 16, 2022 at 20:22
  • also, 0.1 install the SP1 of SharePoint Designer
    – serge
    Commented Oct 16, 2022 at 20:50

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