Viewing and Editing Text and HTML Documents

Text and HTML documents display in a general viewer tab that allows operators to scroll through the document.

Text Editor
Figure: Text Editor

HTML Editor Toolbar

An extensive set of formatting controls is provided for HTML documents if the logged-in user is allowed to modify the document.

HTML Editor
Figure: HTML Editor

The following editor toolbar functionality is available for HTML documents:

Toolbar Element Function
View or edit the document source code (for advanced users).
Removes all contents, creating a new blank page.
Preview what the HTML page will look like for users.
Select a layout template.
Cut the highlighted text to the clipboard.
Copy the highlighted text to the clipboard.
Paste the data copied to the clipboard (with or without formatting).
Paste content as plain text.
Print the current document.
Undo or redo the most recent action taken.
Find a word or phrase within the document.
Find and replace a word or phrase within the document.
Select the entire text in the document.
Remove the formatting from the highlighted text.
Applies bold, italic, and underscore formatting to the selected text.
Superscript or subscript the highlighted text.
Increase or decrease the text indentation.
Format a block of text to identify quotations (text prevenient from other sources).
Sets the text alignment (left, center and right).
Converts or removes the text in hyperlinks. It may also be used to manage file uploads and links to files on the Web server.
Inserts or modifies a link anchor.
Inserts images into the document.
Inserts a Adobe Flash element into the page.
Creates a table with the defined number of columns and rows.
Inserts an emoticon image.
Inserts symbols & special characters (accented characters, trademark, currency symbol, etc.).
Inserts a printing page break. Only impacts printed version.
Specify the font size.
Changes the color of the text.
Changes the background color of the text.
Shows where the block elements boundaries in the text.

The following form functions are provided:

Toolbar Element Function
Creates a new form block into the page.
Inserts a checkbox to the page.
Inserts a radio button to the page.
Inserts a text field into the page.
Inserts a multi-line text area into the page.
Inserts a selection field into the page.
Inserts a form button into the page.
Inserts an image into the page, which behaves much like form button used to submit forms. Do not use it to insert plain images into the document.
Inserts a hidden field into the page.

Hiding the toolbar

To hide the toolbar, you can click the arrow-up icon in the upper-right corner of the document content viewer.


Figure: Hide the toolbar.

The toolbar will be hidden. An arrow-down icon is available then, which can be used to make the toolbar appear again.


Figure: Document content without toolbar.

Saving HTML/Text Document

To save the document, click the Save icon displayed in the upper-right corner of the document editor.