Adding and Formatting Text on your Canvas

Your canvas is an interactive space for you and your team members to add, edit, and format text when needed.


To add text to your canvas, click where you want to insert the text and either begin typing or paste text from your clipboard:

You can then format this text by selecting all or part of it, opening the formatting options: 

Text Formatting Options

When formatting text on your canvas, you have the following options available:

  • Heading 1 / Heading 2
  • Bullet point list
  • Numbered list
  • Bold
  • Italic
  • Underlined
  • Strikethrough
  • Change text colour
  • Highlight text
  • Add Hyperlink
  • Insert custom field / variable
  • Create Ruum task from existing text

In addition to using the formatting options, you can also use keyboard shortcuts such as CTRL+B (bold) when formatting your canvas text.

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