The Text type attribute supports non-formatted strings, including support for new lines. 

Users are provided with an attribute editor that will display the value.


When creating an attribute of type Text, the only requirements are a SID and a Name

Valid Data Dimension(s): Single

Support for Default Value: Yes

Allows Empty Value: Yes

Configurable Editor: Yes, width and min. and max. height

Using a Different Font

The Text attribute type includes an optional setting called Fixed font for specifying a fixed font available for this attribute type. An example use case may be an attribute containing a code snippet. The font applies to the value shown in the attribute editor.


In the below example, Code snippet uses the Fixed font option resulting in the text appearing in a different font in the editor. 

Things to Consider

  • It is not possible to change a Text attribute to an RVF attribute type.