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Customizing field from long text to multiple select

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This seems like it should be intuitive but I can’t find the info. I have a field with two lines of text, formatted as “long text.” I want to convert that field to “multiple select” so that each line of text becomes an option. However, when I convert, only the first line of text remains. How can I retain both Item1 and Item2 when converting?

Long text

multiple select

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Hi @Anna_Hurwitz - welcome to the forums.

Separate the items with only commas, no newlines:
CleanShot 2021-03-05 at 16.05.45@2x

CleanShot 2021-03-05 at 16.06.06@2x

CleanShot 2021-03-05 at 16.06.16@2x

I knew it was something super simple like that. Just couldn’t see the tree for the forest (or the comma for the… well…) Thanks so much!