M365 Changelog: Text formatting (bold, italic, underline) available in Microsoft Forms

MC228897 – Updated April 21, 2021: Microsoft has updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

Forms users and educators can make more professional looking surveys and quizzes with highlighted and emphasized information inline. Now you’ll be able to bold, italicize, underline, add bullets or numbering and even change the font size, font color when designing your forms and quizzes.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 68894.

When this will happen

Microsoft will begin rolling out in late April (previously late February) and expect to be complete in late May (previously March).

How this will affect your organization

Consistent with Office 365 products, users can format text by using either a floating tool bar or keyboard shortcuts.

In the editing canvas of the form, designers can use the text format toolbar inline whenever they are composing text content.


What you need to do to prepare

This Is a native feature, enabled by default.

You might want to notify your users about this new capability and update your training and documentation as appropriate.