Skip to main content
LinkedIn
Copied!

Table of Contents

Converting plain text to rich text

Applicable to Theme UI-Kit applications

Configure a text area field to display a rich text editor at run time to convert plain text to rich text.

By default, text area fields are plain text.

  1. Access the field, based on the way that it is defined in your data model.

    • To view fields in a data object:
      1. In App Studio, click the Open runtime toolbar icon.
      2. Click Turn editing on.
      3. In the navigation panel, click Data to display the Integration Designer.
      4. Click the name of a data object.
      5. Click the Data model tab.
    • To view fields in a case type:
      1. In App Studio, click the Open runtime toolbar icon.
      2. Click Turn editing on.
      3. In the navigation panel, click Cases to display the Case Type Explorer.
      4. Click the name of a case type.
      5. Click the Data model tab.
      6. Optional: To display fields that are inherited by your application, click Show reusable fields.
    • To view fields on a form:
      1. In App Studio, click the Open runtime toolbar icon.
      2. Click Turn editing on.
      3. In the navigation panel, click Cases to display the Case Type Explorer.
      4. Click the name of case type.
      5. On the Views tab, click the name of a form.
  2. Click the Configure field icon in the row of the text area field.

  3. In the Display as list, select Rich text.

  4. Click Submit.

Did you find this content helpful?

Have a question? Get answers now.

Visit the Collaboration Center to ask questions, engage in discussions, share ideas, and help others.

Ready to crush complexity?

Experience the benefits of Pega Community when you log in.

We'd prefer it if you saw us at our best.

Pega Community has detected you are using a browser which may prevent you from experiencing the site as intended. To improve your experience, please update your browser.

Close Deprecation Notice
Contact us