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How can I fetch a long text field with rich text enabled as markdown instead of the rich text syntax?

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is it possible to have a markdown output for a long text with rich text enabled field instead of this syntax?

- Discuss [empathy][1] with your child/ren.

- Incorporate [(40) kindness and empathy activities ][2]at home.

[1]: https://mcc.gse.harvard.edu/resources-for-families/5-tips-cultivating-empathy

[2]: https://positivepsychology.com/kindness-activities-empathy-worksheets/

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Hi @Antonio_Alves!

The sample you posted is also markdown syntax, using reference links (compared to inline links). Airtable supports both formats of links (reference & inline) when writing to the cell (either via the API / custom blocks / scripting), but always will use the reference-style format when reading cell values. There’s not currently any way to configure this behavior. You can read more about markdown syntax in Airtable here.

Cheers,
Billy