I've installed Drupal 8 in a minimal installation; I've enabled CKeditor and created a text-format called "Full". I've also created a role named as "Administrator" and gave it all permissions available whatsoever; After that, I've attached my user "Admin" to that role "Administrator" and associated it with my newly created text-format ("Full"). I than decided I'm good to keep on:

After I did all of this I went to my content type and clicked to edit it's body field... When I went in to the edit screen I didn't see any place to attach the new text format I created to it, so where is the right place to set the field for other text-format rather than the default "plain text"?

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You're already using it, default text-only shows up when there is no other choice.

If you add another format: ie: "test", now you will see in the drop down CKEditor and test.

Also, you probably did not select CKeditor as your text editor. Did you enable the CKeditor module?

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I highly recommend not using minimal installation. I just tried it and a lot of the modules are disabled, just figuring this stuff out it's quite the headache.

Normal installation is the way to go IMO.

  • Indeed I've enabled both CKeditor module and Text editor modules...
    – user16289
    Jan 7, 2016 at 5:21
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    As you can see in my screenshot, not even my Admin role exists, which is quite puzzling. Perhaps I need to enable a module? ugh.. minimal installation makes me sick, lol.
    – No Sssweat
    Jan 7, 2016 at 5:23
  • Indeed, I should have created the "Administrator" role from a scratch and install a Firefox "Check multiple boxes" add-on to check all the permission boxes for it lol...
    – user16289
    Jan 7, 2016 at 5:26

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