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Word Processor reference

The toolbar appears at the top of the editor and contains icons that are similar to ones that you may have used in word processing applications.

Toolbar

The following table outlines each icons function in the Word Processor toolbar:

Icon Function  
     
Format Paragraph Format Applies a format to a whole paragraph. Use it to create headings.

Bold icon

Bold

Applies bold formatting to selected text.
e.g. The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.

Italic icon

Italic

Applies italic formatting to selected text.
e.g. The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.

Strikethrough icon

Strikethrough

Applies strikethrough formatting to selected text.
e.g. The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.

Remove Format icon

Remove Format

Removes all formatting from the selected text.

Subscript icon

Subscript

Creates subscript text.
e.g. H2O

Superscript icon

Superscript

Creates superscript text.
e.g. 103

Text Colour icon

Text Colour

Changes the color of the selected text.

Text Background icon

Text Background
Colour

Changes the background color behind selected text.

Link icon

Link

Creates a link pointing to another page within the website, and external page or a file in the Assets Manager e.g. a PDF document.

Remove Link icon

Unlink

Removes a link.

Replace icon

Anchor

Creates a link to another point within the same page. Helpful when working with very long pages.

Numbered List icon

Insert / Remove
Numbered List

Creates a numbered list.

Bulleted list icon

Insert / Remove
Bulleted List

Creates a bulleted list.

Increase Indent icon

Increase Indent

Increases the indentation of a paragraph from the left margin. You can increase the indentation of a paragraph or group of paragraphs by using this feature.

Decrease indent icon

Decrease Indent

Decreases the indentation of a paragraph from the left margin. You can decrease the indentation of a paragraph or group of paragraphs by using this feature.

Block Quote icon

Block quote

Applies a block quote style to a paragraph.

Left Align icon

Create DIV container

Allows content to be entered into a <div> container as opposed to a <p> (paragraph, the default) container. You can use tht option to create blocks of text without the spacing between them that <p> tags create. And if you're familiar with CSS and/or JavaScript you can target specific <div>'s.

Left Align icon

Left Align

Aligns the selected content to the left with a ragged right edge.

Center Align icon

Center Align

Aligns the selected content to the center with a ragged left & right edge.

Right Align icon

Right Align

Aligns sthe selected content to the right with a ragged left edge.

Block Justify Align

Justify Align

Aligns the selected text so that full lines in a column have even margins on the left and right sides.

Paste icon

Paste

Pastes the content copied from another source into the editor.

Paste Plain icon

Paste as plain text

Pastes the content while removing external formatting. Recommended.

Paste from Word icon

Paste from Word

Pastes the content copied from a Word document, while keeping its formatting. Usually NOT recommended.

Undo icon

Undo

Reverses the previous change.

Redo icon

Redo

Re-applies an undone change.

Image icon

Image

Inserts/edits an image into the text.

YouTube icon

Insert YouTube, Vimeo, Flickr

Embeds a YouTube video, as well as many other media types like Vimeo, Flickr, etc.

Table icon

Table

Inserts a table. Select the number of columns or rows as well as the table width.

Horizontal Line icon

Insert horizontal line

Inserts a horizontal line.

Special Characters icon

Insert special character

Inserts symbols and special characters like the copyright symbol (©), the trademark symbol (™) etc.

Insert Flash icon

Flash

Embeds a Flash movie (.swf).

Search icon

Find

Finds a word or phrase in the content.

Replace icon

Replace

Replaces a word or phrase in the content.

Select All icon

Select all

Selects all of the content.

Spellchecker icon

Spell check as you type

Activates the spellchecker.

Show Blocks icon

Show blocks

Indicates all the HTML elements/blocks in the content.

Maximize Editor icon

Maximize

Enlarges the editor window. Click it again to restore to the normal size.

Source icon

Source

Switches to source editing mode, which allows you to edit the source HTML code directly. Click it again to toggle back to standard edit mode.

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