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Using the Web Editor

The Web Editor can be used in the same way you would use any other word processing program to enhance SOLE web pages and other types of Content. Some Examples:

  • Inserting links and images.
  • Using color to add emphasis.
  • Embedding videos.
  • Formatting text. 
  • Inserting white space and tables to improve the readability of materials.
  • Editing the source code.
  • Running the Accessibility Checker

The web editor is available within multiple types of content and can be used to edit web pages, content descriptions, and directions for assessments.

Web Editor Guide

  • The Web Editor has standard text-formatting features, such as Bold, Italic, Underline, Left Align, Right Align, Center, Justify, etc.
  • The Web Editor also has features that are specific to the web, such as adding a hyperlink.
  • If you wish, you can directly edit the HTML source code by clicking the Source button.
  • If you don't know what a particular button does then move your cursor over the button. A description will hover momentarily over the button.

Editing Options

  • Save (Ctrl + s) - Saves the page to your computer. Use the Save button to save all changes to a piece of content.
  • Spell Check - Needs to be enabled within your chosen browser.
  • Cut (Ctrl + x) - Temporarily removes a selected piece of text.
  • Copy (Ctrl + c) - Use to copy text or images or styles from one part of your document to another.
  • Paste (Ctrl + v) - Places cut or copied text at the cursor's location.
  • Select All (Ctrl + a) - Selects all content within the text box.
  • Delete - Deletes any selected text.
  • Undo (Ctrl + z) - Un-does your last keystroke. 
  • Redo (Ctrl + y) - Re-does your last undo.
  • Bold (Ctrl + b), Underline (Ctrl + u), Italics (Ctrl + i) - Applies text styles to selected text: Bold, Underline, Italics.
  • Align Right, Center, Align Left, Justified - Moves selected text to the indicated position.
  • Remove Format - Removes applied formatting from selected text.
  • Font Color - Changes the selected text's color.
  • Highlight - Adds a highlighted area behind selected text to increase visibility.
  • Insert Numbered List - Select the text you wish to make into a numbered list, or simply click this button prior to typing the first entry in a numbered list. Click the button again when you're ready to end the numbered list.
  • Insert Bulleted List - Select the text you wish to make into a bulleted list, or simply click this button prior to typing the first entry in a bulleted list. Click the button again when you're ready to end the bulleted list.
  • Decrease Indent, Increase Indent - Select the text or paragraph where you wish to indent or decrease indent. Click the button multiple times if more or less indentation is needed.
  • Superscript, Subscript - Inserts a superscript or subscript.
  • Strikethrough - Inserts a line through text.
  • Insert Special Characters - Launches the "Special Characters" dialog box. This includes things like copyright or trademark symbols, which you can insert into your page.
  • Horizontal Rule - Inserts a horizontal line.
  • Hyperlink - Select the text that you want to turn into a hyperlink, then click the hyperlink icon. Type a complete URL (including http://), or locate a file within your course, and then click Insert Link.
  • Remove Hyperlink - Select the text that you want to remove the hyperlink from, then click to remove it.
  • Insert or Modify Media - Launches the Media Manager, which allows you to view, upload, or insert photos, images, sound, video or Impatica files.
  • Table Functions - Launches the "insert table" dialog box.
  • Insert Row Above - Inserts a row above the selected row.
  • Insert Row Below - Inserts a row below the selected row.
  • Delete Row - Deletes one selected row
  • Insert Column Left - Inserts a column to the left of the selected row.
  • Insert Column Right - Inserts a column to the right of the selected row.
  • Delete Column - Deletes one selected column.
  • Insert Cells - Inserts a cell in the selected row.
  • Delete Cells - Deletes one selected cell.
  • Row Properties - Opens adjust row properties dialog.
  • Cell Properties - Opens adjust cell properties dialog.