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Wow you can do that with a rich text field in Quickbase!

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Format text, add pictures, create tables all using rich text fields. Enriching your text with formatting and images increases user engagement. Released in late 2017 this new field type can do what previously was only achievable with complex HTML.

There is so much you can do with rich text fields! 

  • Do you dream of having colored, highlighted, bold, italicized text?
  • Do you want to add images to your text fields?
  • Do you need to organize your text in neat columns or tables?

In this tutorial, you'll learn the features of the rich text field type. I'll include some tips on adding images and how to view/edit the HTML that makes it possible.

There are three main steps this tutorial will cover:

  1. Create your field
  2. Format your text
  3. Add your images, tables, and more

Let the enriching begin!

FROM THE TUTORIAL: ...As I enter this field you can see the difference. I now have this rich text menu bar that allows me to do all sorts of different things. So, I'll just start going through and as an example, I'm gonna highlight this text here that has bullets and choose the bullets. Remove my fake bullets. Similarly, I can use the numbering to create real numbering and things will incrementally add. For example, if I were to add another. We can bold text. I can make it bigger. And let's give this one a nice pop of a highlight. "Let the enriching begin." Same thing I can choose a heading type format. I can italicize. I can create different colors of text. All right here within the menu..."

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