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Using the WYSIWYG editor


The wysiwyg editor (what-you-see-is-what-you-get) allows you to edit the content of your page as if you were using a Word processor.

See button descriptions in the table below.

WYSIWYG Buttons: Top Row

Button Description Example
Find the code for a special character. Example: é
Subscript text Example: Test1
Superscript text Example: Test1
Bold text Example: Bold text
Italic text Example: Italic text
Underline text Example: Underline text (not recommended)
Strikethrough text Example: Strikethrough text
Left-align text
Left-aligned text
Center-align text
Center-aligned text
Right-align text
Right-aligned text
Justify text
Justify text Justify text
Style selector
Format selector
Font family selector
Font size selector
Text color selector
Background color selector

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WYSIWYG Buttons: Bottom Row

Button Description Example
Cut (Ctrl + X) Using the keyboard shortcut maybe required.
Copy (Ctrl + C) Using the keyboard shortcut maybe required
Paste (Ctrl + C) Using the keyboard shortcut maybe required
Paste as plain text (toggle on/off) Removes formatting from copied text
Find/Replace Find and replace text
Toggle Spell Checker on/off Toggles the built in spell checker on/off
Bulleted List Creates a bulleted list
Numbered List Creates a numbered list
Decrease Indent
Increase Indent
Undo (Ctrl + Z)
Redo (Ctrl + Y)
Insert/Edit Link
Insert/Edit Anchor
Insert/Edit Image
Insert/Edit Embedded Media
Insert Horizontal Line
Insert/Edit Table
Clean Up Messy Code
Remove Formatting
Edit HTML Source
Show/hide Guidelines/Invisible Elements
Toggle Full Screen Mode

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