In some tools in iDEES, there is a sub-tool to edit or view long text. For example in the Common Procedure there is a icon like  that shows a 'Common Text Editor' as shown in the below snapshot:

If user do not have enough permission to change/edit text, this form do not allow user to change any, but if user has this kind of permission, the text area is accessible for any change.

Created with the Personal Edition of HelpNDoc: Benefits of a Help Authoring Tool