Long Text

The long text column holds texts of up to 2000 characters in length.

Check out our help center to learn more about the column: The Long Text Column.

You can update a long text column with both a simple string and a JSON string.

Simple strings

To update the long text column, send a string with up to 2000 characters.

For example: "Sample text".


To update the long text column, send a string up to 2000 characters with the key “text”.

For example: "{"text":"Sample text"}".

Code example

mutation {
  change_multiple_column_values(item_id:11111, board_id:22222, column_values: "{\"long_text1\" : {\"text\" : \"Sample text\"}}") {
fetch ("https://api.monday.com/v2", {
  method: 'post',
  headers: {
    'Content-Type': 'application/json',
    'Authorization' : 'YOUR_API_KEY'
  body: JSON.stringify({
    query : "mutation ($myBoardId:Int!, $myItemId:Int!, $myColumnValues:JSON!) { change_multiple_column_values(item_id:$myItemId, board_id:$myBoardId, column_values: $myColumnValues) { id }}",
    variables : JSON.stringify({
      myBoardId: YOUR_BOARD_ID,
      myItemId: YOUR_ITEM_ID,
      myColumnValues: "{\"long_text1\" : {\"text\" : \"Sample text\"}}"
curl "https://api.monday.com/v2" \
-H "Content-Type:application/json" \
-H "Authorization:MY_API_KEY" \
-d '{"query":"mutation{change_multiple_column_values(item_id:162169283, board_id:162169280, column_values:\"{\\\"long_text1\\\" : {\\\"text\\\" : \\\"Sample text\\\"}}\"){name}}"}'

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