SharePoint Online: Enhancements to Text web part (Part 1)

SharePoint Online’s Text web part is being enhanced with expanded font size support, additional bullet and numbered list styles, and custom list capabilities. Rollout starts mid-May 2024, with all page authors gaining these features automatically. Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID: 394278.

SharePoint Online: We’re introducing our first set of improvements to the Text web part, which includes:

  • Expanded support for font sizes 8-250 with the capability to manually enter in custom value
  • More bullet list styles 
  • More numbered list styles
  • Ability to set custom numbered list

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 394278

When this will happen:

Targeted Release: We will begin rolling out mid-May 2024 and expect to complete by late June 2024.

General Availability (Worldwide, GCC, GCCHigh, DoD): We will begin rolling out early/mid/late month 2024 and expect to complete by early/mid/late month 2024.

How this will affect your organization:

All page authors will have these new capabilities. 

Screenshot of the new font size text box, where a user can manually enter a custom font size between 8-250:

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Screenshot of the new bullet list style options menu available from the RTE toolbar, which includes disc, circle, and square:

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What you need to do to prepare:

This rollout will happen automatically by the specified date with no admin action required before the rollout. 

Screenshot of the new numbered list style options menu available, which includes numbered, alphabetical, alphabetical small, roman, roman small. User also has the option in the menu to “Start new list” or “Start list at” and set the value:

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