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How to Enable view entries in SharePoint list multiple lines of text columns

you must first turn on versioning in this list before adding

This SharePoint tutorial explains, how to set a version history of a list and enable view entities in a list in SharePoint Online Office 365 or SharePoint 2013/2016.

We wills see how to enable View entries in SharePoint Online modern sites as well as classic sites.


Enable view entries in SharePoint list

Step 1: Open SharePoint Online site and create a list in SharePoint Online.

Step 2: Add a column in a list and set the dataType as Multiple line of text. Next, enable the Append changes to the existing text.

you must first turn on versioning in this list before adding
you must first turn on versioning in this list before adding

Step 3: When we enable the Append changes to the existing text, we will get an error message like we need to turn on versioning before enabling it. So go back to list and enable the versioning of your list inside list settings page.

you must first turn on versioning in this list before adding
you must first turn on versioning in this list before adding

Step 4: Next go back to list and enable the Append changes to the existing text. Now the error message will not appear again.

Enable view entries in sharepoint list
Enable view entries in sharepoint list

Step 5: Once you click on Save, View entries will appear under a Details column in your list.

view entries in sharepoint list multile line textbox
view entries in sharepoint list multile line textbox

Step 6: If you click on View Entries, it will redirect to display a form where you can able to see the item history inside details column.

view entries in sharepoint list multile line textbox
view entries in sharepoint list multile line textbox

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Rajkiran is currently working as a SharePoint Consultant in QATAR . Rajkiran having 6 + years of experience in Microsoft Technologies such as SharePoint 2019/2016/2013/2010, MOSS 2007,WSS 3.0, Migration, Asp.Net, C#.Net, Sql Server, Ajax, jQuery etc.He is C#Corner MVP (2 Times).

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