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Any way to batch import a long text field?

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I tried to use csv import but apparently it doesn’t support importing to long text fields. I have 1100 records I need to populate a long text field for and I would prefer to not attempt a copy and paste here with such a wide margin for error. Has anybody scripted this? I have the data to import in both xlsx and csv format, ready to go, just need to find a way to get it there intelligently and don’t see anything on the market right now.

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If you turn off rich text formatting for the long text fields, you can import. But you will lose any existing formatting.

Be sure to report this as a bug to support@airtable.com.

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If you turn off rich text formatting for the long text fields, you can import. But you will lose any existing formatting.

Be sure to report this as a bug to support@airtable.com.

That did it! But yup, would have been nice not to lose the rtf. Appreciate the comment!