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April 23, 2020

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New SP Feature: New rich-text editor for text fields with SharePoint lists

MC209530, Stay Informed, Published date: Apr 16, 2020

Users will soon have access to a new rich-text editor (RTE) on multi-line text fields with when editing a SharePoint list or library.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 63176.When will this happen?

  • Targeted release: gradual rollout from mid-April to beginning of May.
  • Standard release: mid-May to mid-August (business, enterprise, education)
  • Standard release: mid-August to late September (all specialty environments, such as government)

How does this affect me?

Users can enable the RTE on any multi-line field. Once the user enables RTE, the Notes field will display a pencil icon in the list form. Click the pencil to edit text and adjust appearance, such as font, size, color, highlight, bold, italics, underline, and bulleted or numbered lists.

RTE access

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