SharePoint Rich Text Editor Toolbar Missing – Solution

A user reported an issue: SharePoint rich text editor toolbar is missing on list columns!
SharePoint Rich Text Editor Toolbar Missing
I verified that the SharePoint list columns are enabled with “Rich Text” capabilities, but still, rich text editor toolbars are missing!

Solution: Open SharePoint site in Internet Explorer 32 bit mode! Here is how: Type “Internet Explorer” in the Start menu, choose the “Internet Explorer” link as in the screen.

Here is the Rich text editor/multi-line column with rich text editing toolbar:

richtext toolbar in sharepoint multiline text column

Salaudeen Rajack

Salaudeen Rajack - SharePoint Expert with Two decades of SharePoint Experience. Love to Share my knowledge and experience with the SharePoint community, through real-time articles!

2 thoughts on “SharePoint Rich Text Editor Toolbar Missing – Solution

  • Not a good solution. You cannot expect users to do this.

  • This was unsuccessful with the 32bit version of ie 11. However the rich text ribbon works in both Chrome and firefox.


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