Skip to Content

MC467624: Text Formatting Support for Microsoft Whiteboard

Updated December 15, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

The ability to format all or a portion of text in text boxes, notes and shapes is coming soon to Whiteboard web, Teams and the Windows app (mobile users will be able to view formatted text but not format it).

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 100497.

This brings text formatting functionality in Whiteboard, optimizing the default font style (for text boxes) & allowing you to format text among other functionalities!

MC467624: Text Formatting Support for Microsoft Whiteboard

When this will happen

Roll out will begin in mid-November and is expected to be completed by early January 2023 (previously late November 2022).

How this will affect your organization

Users will be able to apply Bold, Italics and/or Underline formatting to all or a portion of text in text boxes, notes & shapes. They can also choose to format the color of text in text boxes. Moreover, each new text box that will be added will have Segoe UI font for higher legibility & also coherence with text in notes & shapes.

Note: The font of existing text boxes will not be changed.

What you need to do to prepare

The feature will be rolled out automatically on Whiteboard web, Teams and the Windows app to all customers.

Learn more

To learn more, visit the Microsoft Whiteboard Help Hub page.

Message ID: MC467624
Published: 2022-11-16
Updated: 2022-12-15
Product: Microsoft 365 suite, Teams, Whiteboard
Cloud instance(s): Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant), GCC, GCC High
Platform: US Instances, Web, Windows Desktop, World tenant
Status: In development
Release phase(s): General Availability

Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

    Ads Blocker Image Powered by Code Help Pro

    Your Support Matters...

    We run an independent site that is committed to delivering valuable content, but it comes with its challenges. Many of our readers use ad blockers, causing our advertising revenue to decline. Unlike some websites, we have not implemented paywalls to restrict access. Your support can make a significant difference. If you find this website useful and choose to support us, it would greatly secure our future. We appreciate your help. If you are currently using an ad blocker, please consider disabling it for our site. Thank you for your understanding and support.