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 during the time of idea submission and the customization options will appear.

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 hyperlink the text using the (Link) icon. Steps are given below:

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

b) Paste or type a link in the box that appears and click on the tick mark sign to save the link.

c) Click on 'Save'.
d) 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. A 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.

Screenshot of the video once we have saved the link in Campaign Brief.

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 Link icon: Select the text and click on the link button. 

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

The below screenshot will display the link in a different colour.

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

c) Insert a PDF link by using the Link icon: Input a text or PDF URL directly and click on the link button.

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

The screenshot added below will display how the PDF link will be visible in the campaign brief section.

d) To insert an image from a URL: Paste the URL of the image and select the URL and hit the 'Image' button. 

The screenshot added below will display how the image will be visible in the campaign brief section.

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.

At mention

Users can also customize @mention name.

Screenshots are added below along with output.

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

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