Additional inserting functions

The following inserting options appear in the toolbar of the text editor when you click More formatting options button in the upper-right corner of the editor.

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Media Manager

Use this function to insert a video in the text editor.

  1. Place the cursor where you want the video to appear.
  2. Click Media Manager in the toolbar.
    The Insert a video window appears where you choose between the following:
    • From your computer
      You must choose a video that has not been previously uploaded.
      1. Click Select…, browse your computer to find the video you want to upload and click Open.
        You can select and display only one video.
      2. In Where to store the uploaded video?, select the library where you want to put the video, by clicking Change.
        The tree with all created libraries appears. Select the library and click Done.
    • From already uploaded
      You must choose a video that has already been uploaded.
      1. In the right side of the window, select the library where the video you want to display is located.
        The system displays all videos and libraries in this library.
        You can display all uploaded videos by clicking All videos.
      2. Click the video you want to display.
      3. For more information, see Uploading and editing videos.
  3. If you want to display the video in size different than its original size, in Resizing options, select Resize the video width to… radio button.
    From the dropdown box that appears, select the width to which you want to resize the video.
    If you select Custom size… the Width input field appears where you enter the desired width in pixels.
  4. When you are finished, click Insert the video.
    The Insert a video window closes.

NOTE: To delete an already inserted video, in the text editor, click the video and press the DELETE key on your keyboard.

In the text editor, an inserted video looks like this:

Document Manager

Use this function to insert a video in the text of the text editor.

  1. Place the cursor where you want the document link to appear.
  2. Click Document Manager in the toolbar.
    The Insert a document window appears where you choose between the following:
    • From your computer
      You must choose a document that has not been previously uploaded.
      1. Click Select…, browse your computer to find the document you want to upload and click Open.
        You can select and display only one document.
      2. In Where to store the uploaded document?, select the library where you want to put the document, by clicking Change.
        The tree with all created libraries appears. Select the library and click Done.
    • From already uploaded
      You must choose a document that has already been uploaded.
      1. In the right side of the window, select the library where the document you want to display is located.
        The system displays all documents and libraries in this library.
        You can display all uploaded documents by clicking All documents.
      2. Click the document you want to display.
      3. For more information, see Uploading and editing documents.
  3. If you want the link to the document to display a name different than the document’s name, in What title to display for this document? input field, enter the text on the document link.
  4. When you are finished, click Insert the document.
    The Insert a document window closes. The document arrears as a link. When you click the link, a download window appears.

NOTE: To delete an already inserted link to a document, in the text editor, use the Remove Link button in the toolbar.

In the text editor, an inserted document appears in the following way:

Text, text, text MyDocument text text text.

Insert Table

Use this function to insert a table in the text.
For more information, see Insert a table in the text.

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Insert Symbol

Use this function to insert symbols in the text.

Put the cursor on the place where you want to insert a symbol and do one of the following:

  • If you want to use the last symbol you have selected, click the omega .
  • If you want to use different from the last symbol you have used, click the arrow .
    In the dropdown box that appears, click the symbol which you want to insert in the text.

The system inserts the symbol on the place you have put the cursor.

Horizontal Rule

Use this function to insert a horizontal line. The horizontal line serves as a border line for the paragraph after which it has been inserted.

  • To insert a horizontal line, perform the following:
    1. Place the cursor at the end of the paragraph which you want to separate with a horizontal line.
    2. Click Horizontal Rule button.
    3. If you have placed the cursor on a new line, the system inserts the horizontal line below the new line.

      If you have placed the cursor in the middle of a paragraph, the system splits the paragraph and inserts the line.

  • You can change the thickness, the length, and the color of the horizontal line.
    1. Select the line, by clicking it.
    2. Use the endpoints to drag the line to the size you desire.
    3. To change the color select the line and see Additional text formatting functions » Foreground Color.
A horizontal line:

Selecting the line:

Adjusting the size by dragging endpoints:

NOTE: To go back to basic mode of the text editor, click Basic options only button in the upper-right corner of the text editor.

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