IdeaScale allows for 'Rich Text Editing' on all Idea Descriptions, Large Custom Fields,   Comments as well as Campaign Briefs, Campaign Question Statement and the Campaign Instructions. Members can add text styling as described below and the Ideas will display nicely formatted on the Idea Detail page.   

A. Actions: 

  • Bold
  • Italicize
  • Underline
  • Bullets
  • Numbered Bullets

B. Places:

  1. Idea Description
  2. Large Text Description Custom Field
  3. Comment
  4. Question/Challenge Statement
  5. Instruction for Idea Submit Form
  6. Campaign Brief
  7. Terms Of Service
  8. At mention
  9. HTML to Rich Text

Steps are shown how to achieve-

Idea Description

In this section, users can customize the texts by selecting the texts and clicking on the 'Actions' buttons during the time of idea submission. The below screenshot shows the view of customization.

Here is another screenshot of the output after submitting the idea.

Large Text Description Custom Field

Users can also customize the texts of the custom field where the response type is chosen as 'Large Text Description' while creating the custom field. A screenshot is taken from the Idea Submission Form.

Another screenshot is added to show the output.

Comment

Users can also customize the comment during commenting. The screenshot shows the view of the Comment section.

Another screenshot is added to show the output.

Question/Challenge Statement

In this section, text customization is also possible. A screenshot is taken from the 'Question/Challenge Statement' section.

Another screenshot is added to show the output.

Please Note: User can also hyperlinked the text using the '#' (Link) icon. Steps are given below:

a) Select the text and choose the '#' icon.

b) Paste or type a link option appears.

c) After that paste or type the link and click on 'tick' mark.

d) Click on 'Save'.
e) Final output.

Instruction for Idea Submit Form

This section can be customized, too. Screenshots are added below along with output.

Campaign Brief

Users also customize the 'Campaign Brief' section. Screenshot is added to show the view.

Another screenshot is added to show the output.

Besides, some extra bells and whistles are also included to customize the 'Campaign Brief' section-

a) Insert a link with a video: Paste the URL of the video. Screenshots are added on how to do it along with output.

Please Note: Inserted URL of the video (Youtube, Vimeo etc.) will be automatically embedded. 

Besides, it also support the plugins mp4, m4a, ogv, ogg, oga, webm, webmv & wav which allow us to easily upload videos with these extensions from the Community File Library.

Click here to see how to upload file in community file library

b) Insert a normal link by using the # icon: Select the text and click on the '#' button. 

After that, insert the link and click on the 'Tick' button. A link can be also removed click on the ' Cross' button.

Please Note: The color of hyperlink text appears based on Accent 1: (hex color) of the community.

c) To insert an image from a URL: Paste the URL of the image.

After that, select the URL and hit the 'Image' button. 

Please Note: Image URL can be any publicly accessible image, could even be from the IdeaScale image library. The recommended width size of the image is 320 pixels to have a better view on mobile, too.

Besides, users can insert any size of the image which will be made as a responsive image by our UI developers. We would recommend you to contact with your Innovation Architect or send an email to [email protected]

Terms Of Service

Customizations of this section are also possible. Screenshot is shown the view.

Screenshots are taken before agree on the 'Terms of Service' in the campaign.

Another screenshot is taken from the 'Terms of Service' of the campaign details page.

At mention

Users can also customise @mention name. Screenshots are added to below along with output.

HTML to Rich Text

If users want to update any campaign where HTML used, they just need to click on 'HTML to Rich Text' to convert the HTML codes into Rich Texts. Screenshot are added here as references.

Please Note: Currently, the Link option is available only in the Campaign Brief section but Markdown will soon allow linking in the other sections of the campaign, too. 

However, users are encouraged to send an email to [email protected] if they face any difficulties.

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