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After using Drupal 7 for years, I am now handed a Drupal 8 site to do some editing. I have created a custom input format (Plain HTML), and I want to print this field with this input format in a custom template. How can I achieve this?

With {{ content.field_mapka_markery }}, it prints plain text. There is no choice to select my newly created input format in the Manage display settings. Why is that? In Drupal 7 there is always a new formatter, but not so in Drupal 8.

I also tried {{ content.field_mapka_markery|raw }} or .value. |raw doesn't work at all, and .value does the same as without it.

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The plain text format filters the text before storing, as far as I know. You need to store it as a formatted string. Then you can apply any filters you like.

  • No, input formats are used for rendering the field, not to alter the field value before storing it in the database. – kiamlaluno Jan 19 '18 at 18:27
  • It's not different from what done for the body field of nodes. – kiamlaluno Jan 19 '18 at 18:34
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Managed to create a new field with "Text - Formatted - Long" as default, which allowed me to set up my custom text format. Why is that not possible for plain text field I am not sure.

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