Content Editor Tools

Many fields within content types in the CMS include a WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) content editor for working with page content. 

Below are the descriptions of the tools in the content editor.

WYSIWYG

Text Options: Format bar
Bold Italic Underline Strike Through Apply bold, italic, underline or strike-through formatting to text.
Align Toole Set text alignment (left, centered, right or justified).
Insert/Remove Numbered List Insert/Remove Bulleted List Create a bulleted or a numbered list.
Decrease Indent  Increase Indent Decrease or increase text indentation.
Undo and Redo buttons Undo or redo the most recent action performed.
Superscript Subscript Apply superscript or subscript formatting to text.
Block Quote Format a block of text as an indented quotation.
 Cut Cut the selected text to the clipboard.
Copy Copy the selected text to the clipboard.
Paste from Word Double-click to paste content copied from Microsoft Word. This tool will maintain most of the original formatting while also removing erroneous code.
Paste from Word Double-click to paste content copied from a website. This tool will remove any formatting copied with the text.
Remove Format Remove the formatting of selected text.
Insert Special Character Insert a special character or symbol.
Format Apply formatting options to selected text.
Source Code View or edit the HTML source code of the content.
Creating Hyperlinks: Link bar
 Link  Unlink Create or remove a hyperlinks, email links or links to other pages with the site.
Anchor Insert a link anchor to a “jump” to a specific location on the page.
Inserting Images:  
Insert image Insert and upload photos, graphics or documents. This icon launches the File Browser.
Additional Options:  
Table Insert a table with the ability to define the number of columns and rows.
Replace Find and replace a word or phrase in the content.
Create Div Container Create a new div element in the content source.
Maximize Maximize the editor in the browser window.
Spell Check As You Type Check spelling of the content text or turn on the Spell Check As You Type feature.
Embed video Insert embed code for videos.

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