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Create a table with headings by default in an enhanced rich text column

I have a custom list and I'd like to have a field with a table with three headings in it. I already have a field and can insert a table in to it, but I have to do this manually each time. Here is ...
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Lookup value inside multiline text field

I wonder if it's possible to get lookup values (from another list) inside a multi-line column. I can have these values as a separate lookup column, but I'd like to embed them into text in a multi-line ...
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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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Plain Text Field Word Wrap CSS isn't working in SharePoint 2013

I'm utilizing the following CSS styling in order to word wrap the text in plain-text multi-line text fields in an InfoPath form (2013). Here's the code I'm working with: textarea{ white - space: ...
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SharePoint Multilines of text field with JavaScript

I have a SharePoint multilines of text field, where I add line breaks (Enter), when I render the value using REST and add it to an html element, it's not rendered with the line breaks, although I am ...
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EDGE processing of Multiline Rich Text URLs in JQuery

I am having difficulties setting up URL values within a list Multiline Rich Text field. The code I am using is as follows: ThisList = "TK0001 TK0002 TK0003 TK0004" TaskArray = ThisList....
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Jquery change event on miltiline text field (plain text)

I have tried to set up an onchange event to be triggered on a Multiline (Plain) Text field. I have tried all the following without luck. $("textarea[Title='Identified Tasks']").closest("span").find("...
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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 = $("input[id$='...
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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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Multiline Text Fields Append Sharepoint

Is it possible in Sharepoint online to create or modify a list view, that instead of showing "View Entries" in multiple-line text column with append-only checked, will show all entries for that ...
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How to get all versions of a multi-line text field in a workflow

I have a custom list with versioning which contains a multi-line text field with append. In any workflow (insert, update triggered...) i cannot read the content of that field (always blank) although i ...
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Rendering Multiline text value (JSON Format) which has Email ID Values in JS Link

we need to create a JSLink with multiline text value (Stored as JSON) with values seperated in three different columns sample schema for MultiLine Column: [{"email":"John@xyz.com", "skypeid":"...
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SharePoint Online - Using [Me] filter for Multi line text column doesn't work

I am on SP Online environment. I have a list with multiple columns. One of the column multi line text column (Approvers) has multiple users of below format. Approvers: User1; User2; User3; User4; ...
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Get the data from Multi line Text field and set it to text area line by line

I have a multi line rich text field and I want to get the data from column and set in text area line by line. I tried Splitting but I need another solution if possible.
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Formatting Lost When Creating List Item

I'm trying to create a list item but the most basic formating is being removed from the input. Field type is Multiple lines of text and I've tried using Plain, Rick and Enhanced. Script to create ...
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Append Only Field Creating comment with every version

I have a Document Library with custom content type. One of the columns is "Multiline lines of text" and 'append only to existing text' feature is activated. Problem is that when there is a new version ...
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How can I update the Editor/Author field of a versioned item

I am using a multiline text field with Append Changes to Existing Text enabled. So everytime I add a new comment it creates a new version with, Created by set to the user who triggered the action. I ...
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Read all values from a column with “Append Changes to Existing Text” using CSOM

I am trying to read set of items from a SharePoint list where one of the multiline column, has the "Append Changes to Existing Text" property set to true. I tried using REST API and it fetches only ...
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Set/Edit multi line column: user/date entry in SP Online

I got a multi line column('Comment') which is set up to add changes/new entries. When an entry is added, the date and user appears on the left side. I am able to add entry using Set-PnPListItem, but ...
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SPFx - Accessing/appending markup that has been entered in via a property pane text field to webpart

I am currently working on an SPFx webpart. Within my property pane I have: PropertyPaneTextField('CreateNewVerticalNav', { label: 'Create New Vertical Nav', multiline: true, ...
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How can I make my search give results based on strings from a multi-line column on a list?

I have created a list, and added a multi-line column to the list called "Description". When I search I would like the search to provide results from what is in the "Description" column. Currently my ...
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Info-path 2013 Multi line textbox is expanding unevenly

I am using SharePoint 2016 and InfoPath 2013. I am using Multline textboxes . When users are filling the text the multiline text box goes down with white space as shown in fig below. I tried to make ...
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InfoPath 2010 form text wrap issue on my SharePoint site

So I have an InfoPath 2010 form with a multi-line textbox that won't wrap text in Firefox or Chrome the text just continues on the same line. On IE, the text wraps properly. I've published this ...
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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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Need assistance: JavaScript Code

Code work whell before i add to code: items[i].get_item("SITE") I can take ID from code, but not a column element. What have I do bad. Here is a code: <input type='button' id='123' value='Pokaż ...
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Creating a page template based on a content type: why the multiple lines field becomes a max 255 field?

I am following a guide to create a page template (from article page) starting from a content type. The majority of fields are multiple lines of text and some of them are at 3 lines, 6 or 10. When I ...
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How to get data from enhanced rich text field in SharePoint 2013

Am trying to retrieve data from Enhanced rich multiline text fields in SharePoint 2013, but html tags are retrieved along with the data. I need to preserve the format of the data but without html tags....
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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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Workflow issue getting email from multiline field

I've created a workflow that takes an email from a single line text field and uses it as a parameter in the "TO" field of sending email. Everything worked. But I had to change the field to multiline ...
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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 view....
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Error updating Multiline Text Field with html content

I'm trying to add HTML content into a Multiline Text field (Enhaced Rich Text). When I set field to pure string, the field is updated: $().SPServices({ operation: "UpdateListItems", ...
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Multi line of text field returns null value in search rest call

I have custom list in sharepoint online which contains 2 multi line of text fields (Rich text). I want to search content of any of the two field, for that I have written following call: https://xxx/...
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Migrating from Rich Text Column to Plain Text Column with Powershell

I have a SharePoint list with a few rich text columns. I am recreating the list in a new site (for a number of reasons such as column names, etc) and am changing all rich text columns to just plain ...
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Crud Operation with SharePoint Multiline Rich Text

I have a custom Page for adding data to List Item. For one Multiline Rich Text I want to perform CRUD Operation using Client Side Code (Rest API). I want to allow insert hyperlink, Picture from Html ...
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Prevent Sharepoint 2013 creating links out of URLs in plain text Multi-line text fields

I am attempting to store snippets of HTML in a Multi-Line text field. This field is a hidden field which I read and write to using REST in an app I am building that allows the user to manipulate a ...
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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 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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Unable to export last updated multiple line text field into excel

I'm new to sp. I created a simple wf in sp designer to set field value of multiple line into a single line text field but this turns out to be blank as not always this particular field is updated but ...
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Why is my create “Multiple lines of text” column missing append changes choice field even with versioning?

SharePoint 2013/365 I'm trying to create a "Multiple lines of text" column with the append changes setting. This requires that you have versioning turned on. What happened to multiple lines of text ...
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Cannot save img tag to Note filed with RichEditMode

I have custom page with MultiLine TextBox control. I linked this field with tinymce scripts for adding pictures. Then I should store field's content into Note field with RichEditMode in SP13 list. I ...
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Copy value of one column into another column in edit form

I want to copy value of multi line of text column to another multi line of text column in edit form. I need this because first column has feature append to save and display previous entries, but as ...
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SharePoint 2013 Search result when managed property for multiple line of text field with Append text setting

A List with Multiple line of text field column with Append text setting and list versioning enabled. We have created the managed properly for those columns to get expected search result, but in search ...
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View multi-line (view mode) into Edit Form

I am trying to insert a multi-line data field (read only) into an edit form. Reason: I want the user to be able to see the previous notes, but not add new ones. So, I opened the view form, and ...
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Multi-line text box Bullet points

I have some multi line text boxes in custom lists I have developed. These are rich text to allow the users to format the text such as changing the font colour. The list is then exported to excel and a ...
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Maximum Characters within a text box

I am trying to create a form which incorporates a text box which users can freely type their problems. However, I also wish to include a character limit to prevent novel-sized issues. The box needs to ...
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Read Only in Datasheet view

I have a List that has a column that I changed from single line of text to multi-line text and now when in datasheet mode it tells me and my users the cell is read-only. it works fine in Standard View....
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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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Multi line text field in REST API filter url

I want to filter the field with data type Multi line text, but somehow am not able to filter that. I guess this didn't work as it contains html code within it, between the div tag my text appears. ...
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How to limit the length of sharepoint multiline field through vb?

I want to limit the maximum number of characters in multi-line text field of a sharepoint list programmatically in VB. I found a field UnlimitedLengthInDocumentLibrary, by making this as true it ...
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Workflow Error with multiple lines of text parameter

Purpose of the workflow : Duplicating an item and modifying some columns of the new item trough the workflow parameter initiation form. One of the editable columns is of type "multiple lines of text". ...