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  • Question

  • Hi all,

    I am trying to replicate the behaviour seen in the email form where the "Description" field has a set of rich text controls added to it. This appears to be implemented with some sort of control with embedded iframe. How can I set up a form in CRM 2013 that treats a multi-line text field in this way? In CRM 2011 we were using an extension that embedded the TinyMCE editor but it was not particularly brilliant. We just need simple rich-text editing.

    Thanks in advance for any advice.

    Richard.

    Thursday, November 7, 2013 1:12 AM

All replies

  • You'll need to do something similar in CRM 2013 as there isn't any native capacity to add a rich text editor in other places. I suggest finding something a little more light-weight than TinyMCE and creating a HTML/JavaScript web resource to host the editor. Embed the web resource in a form and have it update the parent form with the HTML content. 

    Jason Lattimer
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    Thursday, November 7, 2013 2:50 AM
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  • Hi Richard, I know it might be late for you, but maybe on time for others.

    As Jason pointed out, there's no OOB field, but you can simulate it with a web resource. What I want to add, is this other link with the Managed and Unmanaged solution that has the complete solution.

    Hope this helps somebody.

    Ale


    Dynamics CRM Certified Consultant (MB2-631,632,633)


    Thursday, October 9, 2014 9:14 PM
  • We use TinyMCe as well.. and have no problems with that tool. Works like a charm. The best rich text editor out there at the moment IMO.

    Rune Daub Senior Consultant - Dynateam CRM http://www.dynateam.dk

    Friday, October 10, 2014 7:04 AM
  • We use ckeditor.

    Regards,

    Jithesh

    Friday, October 10, 2014 11:15 AM