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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?
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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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New Item script does not apply after postback

I have a simple javascript code on a new item page, it limits the number of characters for a multi-line field. After I select someone in the people picker, the form does a quick postback and load, and ...
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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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 http://www.bitsofsharepoint.com/ExamplePoint/Site/...
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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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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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Update custom field type without having to remove the column and adding it back

I have a custom field type that I use in SharePoint 2013 lists. The custom field type is built using C# and JS and it extends the built-in SPFieldMultiLineText. When I updated the RichTextMode ...
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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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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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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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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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Make text editing easier in SharePoint

I'm working on SharePoint enterprise 2013. Some of my users who are permanently work with TEXT or Rich text fields face with some problems which I couldn't solve yet: They need to paste large amount ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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SP2010: SharePoint Ribbon Not Visible for Rich Text Field

I've a list form where I've enabled enhanced rich text for a multiline text column. But, I'm unable to see the SP ribbon when I place my cursor on the textbox. I'm not using any JS code on the form. ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...