With the addition of the Rich Text Control, your Multiple Lines of Text field can make a lot more sense than before.
Your usual control for Multiple Lines of Text looks like this
Rich Text Control
Now, you can turn this into a Rich Text Editor
Here’s how you do it –
- Go to the Multiple Lines of Text field, in this case, Description field.
select the inner control and click on Properties
- Now, look for Controls tab and click on Add Control as shown below
- Look for Rich Text Editor Control
- Make sure you select the new Control on all formats (or wherever you want to apply)
- Once you apply changes and publish, the new Control will be available for you to use.
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6 thoughts on “Use Rich-Text Control for Multiple Lines of Text in Dynamics 365 CE | Quick Tip”
Any idea how to configure RTE for Email Description?
In my case it just ignores webresources with settings
I believe if you are already on the Unified Interface and using Email form which comes by default, it has it’s own editor.
Yes. but i want my own settings there.
Change default font fanily and size
Use Disallowed content rules
I see, then I believe this is not allowed since the way MS wants their Email form to exist, they won’t allow. I haven’t confirmed this, but I guess this could be the reason.
Found it in MS documentation:
“Don’t replace the email activity control with the rich text editor control because it impacts the way images need to be saved and converted. We are working to fully enable using RTE as a replacement for the email activity editor in a future release.”
Superb!! So this is something that will come along soon. But not something we can do now. Thanks for digging it out!