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Overview

This rich text editor features a wide variety of toolbar buttons and menu items. This page provides a quick reference for the functionality provided by each of these toolbar buttons and menu items.

The toolbar and menu items described below may not appear in your instance of the editor. For more information, see your Systems Administrator.

Menu and Toolbar Items

File Commands

Menu or Tool Tip TextFunctionShortcutImage
NewCreate a new file.CTRL+N
Open...Open an existing file on the local machine.CTRL+O
SaveSave a file to the local machine.CTRL+S
Save As..Save a file to the local machine with a different name.

CTRL+SHIFT+S

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Restore Autosave...Restore an autosaved document.--
Import Word Document...Import a Word Document.--
PrintPrint the contents of the editor.-

Edit Commands

Menu or Tool Tip TextFunctionShortcutImage
UndoUndo the last action.CTRL+Z
RedoRedo the last undone action.CTRL+Y
CutCut the selection.CTRL+X
CopyCopy the selection.CTRL+C
PastePaste.CTRL+V
Paste SpecialPaste using a specific filter.--
Select AllSelect all editor content.CTRL+A-
Find...Find text in the editor.CTRL+F

View Commands

Menu or Tool Tip TextFunctionShortcutImage
Design ViewView the document in Design mode (WYSIWYG mode).--
HTML ViewView the HTML source for the document.--
Window ViewDisplay the editor in a separate window.-
Document NavigatorShow or hide the document navigator.--
Show/Hide Paragraph MarkersShow or hide paragraph markers and editing grid lines.-
Page WidthView the document within a set page width.

Choices include

    • Smartphone Portrait
    • Smartphone Landscape
    • Tablet Portrait
    • Tablet Landscape
    • Monitor
    • Widescreen Monitor
    • Size to Fit
    • Custom
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Insert Commands

Menu or Tool Tip TextFunctionShortcutImage
Insert Hyperlink...Insert a hyperlink.CTRL+K
Remove HyperlinkRemove a hyperlink.-
Bookmark...Insert a bookmark.-
Remove BookmarkRemoves a bookmark.-
Insert Image...Insert an image from the server image library.-
Insert Media...Insert Media-
Insert Object...Insert an embedded object or multimedia file.--
Insert HTML Fragment...Insert a Fragment of HTML.-
Insert Template...View and Insert Templates-
Create Section

Create a section around the selected text.

Displays a menu of section types, including:

    • BlockQuote
    • Div
    • Section
    • Header
    • Footer
    • Article
    • Aside
    • Nav
    • Figure
    • FigCaption
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Remove Section

Remove a section.

Displays a menu of section types.

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Symbol...Insert a symbol.-
Insert Horizontal RuleInsert a horizontal line.-
Insert Date and Time...Insert a date and time.-
Insert HTML Comment...Insert a HTML comment.-
Edit Tag...Edit a HTML comment, scripting tag or unknown custom tag.--

Format Commands

Menu or Tool Tip TextFunctionShortcutImage
BoldBold.CTRL+B
ItalicItalic.CTRL+I
UnderlineUnderline.CTRL+U
Align LeftSet left alignment.CTRL+L
Align CenterSet center alignment.CTRL+E
Align RightSet right alignment.CTRL+R
Ordered ListInsert an ordered list or change an unordered list to an ordered list.-
Unordered ListInsert an unordered list or change an ordered list to an unordered list.-
Decrease IndentDecrease the paragraph or list indent.-
Increase IndentIncrease the paragraph or list indent.-
ColorThe text color.-
Highlight ColorThe text highlight color.-
SuperscriptSuperscript text.-
SubscriptSubscript text.-
StrikethroughStrikethrough.-
Left to Right TextSet dir for the currently selected block elements to ltr-
Right to Left TextSet dir for the currently selected block elements to rtl-
Remove FormattingRemove formatting.CTRL + SPACE
Format PainterCopy selected formatting.CTRL + SHIFT + C
Text FormattingPopup menu of formatting commands, consisting of:
    • Bold
    • Italic
    • Underline
    • Superscript
    • Subscript
    • Strikethrough
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Alignment and IndentsPopup menu of Alignment and Indenting commands, consisting of:
    • Align Left
    • Align Center
    • Align Right
    • Decrease Indent
    • Increase Indent
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Tool Commands

Menu or Tool Tip TextFunctionShortcutImage
Spelling...Check spelling.F7
Enable/ Disable Check Spelling As You TypeToggle the background spell checker.-
Enable/Disable Auto CorrectToggles the Auto Correct functionality on and off.--
Word Count...Perform a word count on the document.-
Thesaurus...Run the thesaurus.--
SynonymsDisplay a list of synonyms for the currently selected word.--
Proofing ToolsPopup menu of Proofing commands, consisting of:
    • Spelling
    • Disable Spell Checking as you type
    • Link Checking
    • Accessibility Report
    • Enable Accessibility as you type
    • Word Count
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Content LanguageMark selected content as written in chosen language.-

Table Commands

Menu or Tool Tip TextFunctionShortcutImage
Insert Table...Insert a table.-
Insert RowInsert a row in the current table.-
Insert ColumnInsert a column in the current table.-
Insert Row or Column...Insert rows or columns in the table.--
Insert CellInsert a cell in a table.--
Delete TableDelete the current table-
Delete RowDelete a row from a table.-
Delete ColumnDelete a column from a table.-
Delete CellDelete a cell from a table.--
Split CellSplit a cell in a table.-
Merge CellsMerge cells in a table.-
Show/Hide GridlinesToggle table gridlines.-
Fit to ContentAutomatically resize a column to fit its content.-

Properties Commands

Menu or Tool Tip TextFunctionShortcutImage
Cell Properties...Edit the current cell's properties.--
Row Properties...Edit the selected row's properties.--
Column Properties...Edit the selected column's properties.--
Table Properties...Edit the current table's properties.--
List Properties...Edit the properties of a list.--
Object Properties...Edit the properties of an embedded object.--
Horizontal Line Properties...Edit the properties of a horizontal line.--
Section Properties...Edit the properties of a Section.--

Help Commands

Menu or Tool Tip TextFunctionShortcutImage
Help...Load editor help.-
About EditLive!...Display information about current editor version.-

Help

Popup menu of help and debugging commands, consisting of:

    • Help 
    • About EditLive!
    • Enable Debug Logging
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Form Commands

Menu or Tool Tip TextFunctionShortcutImage
Insert FormInsert a form.--
Insert Text FieldInsert a text field into a form.--
Insert Password FieldInsert a password field into a form.--
Insert Hidden FieldInsert a hidden field into a form.--
Insert File Upload FieldInsert a file browsing field into a form.--
Insert Button FieldInsert a button into a form.--
Insert Submit FieldInsert a submit button into a form.--
Insert Reset FieldInsert a reset button into a form.--
Insert Checkbox FieldInsert a checkbox into a form.--
Insert Radio FieldInsert a radio-button into a form.--
Insert TextArea FieldInsert a text area into a form.--
Insert Select FieldInsert a selection / combobox into a form.--
Insert Image FieldInsert an image field into a form.--
Form Properties...Display the Form Properties Dialog for a form.--

Track Changes Commands

Menu or Tool Tip TextFunctionShortcutImage
Enable Track Changes / Disable Track ChangesToggle change tracking.CTRL + SHIFT + E
Accept ChangeAccept selected change.-
Reject ChangeReject selected change.-
Accept All ChangesAccept all changes.--
Reject All ChangesReject all changes.--
Next ChangeSelect next change.-
Previous ChangeSelect previous change.-
Show Track Changes DialogShow track changes dialog.--
Set Username...Set current user.--

Image Editor Commands

Menu or Tool Tip TextFunctionShortcutImage
Rotate ClockwiseRotate image clockwise.-
Rotate CounterclockwiseRotate image counterclockwise.-
Flip VerticallyFlip image vertically.-
Flip HorizontallyFlip image horizontally.-
Reflection EffectApply reflection effect.-
Drop Shadow EffectApply drop-shadow effect.-
Round Corners EffectApply rounded-corners effect.-
CropCrop image.-

Accessibility Commands

Menu or Tool Tip TextFunctionShortcutImage
Enable / Disable Accessibility As You TypeToggle accessibility-as-you-type.-
Accessibility Report...Perform an accessibility compliance check on the documentCTRL + F8
Use Relative Sizing for TableConvert all widths and heights in a table to percentages-
Use Pixel Sizing for TableConvert all widths and heights in a table to pixels-
Clear Cell HeadersClear table cell headers.-
Set As Header / Select Data Cells / Apply HeaderApply table cell headers .-
Show / Hide Table Header MappingsDisplay table header-to-data cell mappings.-

Link Checker

Menu or Tool Tip TextFunctionShortcutImage
Broken Hyperlink ReportCheck validity of hyperlinks in document.-

Commenting

Menu or Tool Tip TextFunctionShortcutImage
Add Comment...Open commenting popup to add or read comments on a selected area of text-
Remove All CommentsRemove all comments in the document--

Equation Editor Commands

Menu or Tool Tip TextFunctionShortcutImage
Insert EquationInsert a mathematical equation.-
Edit Equation...Edit a mathematical equation.--

Toolbar Combo Items

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