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Text Editor
Text Editor

Text Editor

Write and view your text in plaintext format inside Airtable. Show word counts and download your notes or code as a plain text file.

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Add the Text Editor

The Editor can be used in a Layout individually or with other Block Views

To add a Block view

  • Click the gear icon above the layout
  • Click the + icon
  • Choose the Block View

You can also add a new Block from any other Block

Click the Menu icon on any Block

  • Click the + Add Block icon

Text Editor Menu

The Text Editor menu allows you to set up the Block View

  • Manage Layout - Manage the current layout or any other layout settings
  • Delete Block - Delete the Block from your layout
  • Add Block - Add a new Block to your layout
  • Rename Block Title - Rename the title of your Block
  • Editor Settings - Settings to customize the Block View

To access the settings

  • Click the menu icon in the top right corner
  • Choose your option

Text Editor Settings

Available settings in the Text Editor Block

Text Field - Choose the Field you want displayed inside the Text Editor Show Word Count - Enable a word count inside the block Add Download Button - Adds a Download button to the Block


When you click the Download Button, a .txt. file is automatically downloaded to your device.


Learn More

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