Rich Text Editor Button Summary

Use the Rich Text Editor to add formatted text, tables, hyperlinks, and images to the Content Editor Web Part. The tasks you can perform and their corresponding buttons are summarized below.

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Button Name Description
Button image Cut Removes the selected text, table, or image and places it on the Clipboard.
Button image Copy Copies the selected text, table, or image to the Clipboard.
Button image Paste Inserts the contents of the Clipboard at the insertion point, and replaces any selection.
Button image Undo Reverses the last command or deletes the last entry you typed.
Redo button Redo Reverses the action of the Undo command.
Button image Find

Searches for the specified text.

You can search for whole words only, or text that might also be part of a larger word. For example, if you only want to find the word "this", select Whole word matches only; To search for “this” and “thistle”, clear Whole word matches only.

You can also specify if you want to search from the current location of the insertion point either to the beginning of the content, by selecting Up, or to the end of the content, by selecting Down.

Show borders image Show/Hide Gridlines Shows or hides table and cell borders for tables or cells that don't have borders (HTML border attribute = 0) so you can more easily see the table or cell.
Button Image Insert Hyperlink Inserts a new hyperlink at the selected text, or edits the selected hyperlink.
Insert Picture button Insert Image

Inserts a picture at the insertion point. You can enter a file path or hyperlink in Picture Source, and alternate text to display when you hover over the image.

In the Alignment drop-down list, you can select a variety of ways to align the image with surounding text.

Bottom or Baseline Align the bottom of the image with the baseline of the text.
Middle Align the middle of the image with the baseline of the text.
Top Align the top of the image with the top of the largest item in a line of text.
Left Align the image with the left margin, allowing text to wrap around the image.
Right Align the image with the right margin, allowing text to wrap around the image.
Texttop Align the top of the image with the top of the surrounding text.
Absmiddle Align the middle of the image with the middle of the line of text.
Absbottom Align the bottom of the image with the bottom of the line of text.

You can also specify border thickness, horizontal spacing, and vertical spacing. Valid values range from 0 to 999.

Insert Table button Insert Table Inserts a table at the insertion point. You can specify the number of rows and columns, a table caption, and additional table and cell HTML attributes.
Button image Insert Row Adds a table row above the table row containing the insertion point.
Insert Column image Insert Column Adds a table column to the left of the table column containing the insertion point.
Insert Cell button Insert Cell Adds a table cell to the left of the table cell containing the insertion point.
Merge Cell button image Merge Cell Combines the contents of two or more selected and adjacent table cells into a single table cell.
Split Cell image Split Cell Divides the selected table cell into two table cells.
Help Help Displays this Help topic.

ShowFormatting Toolbar

Button Name Description
Button image Style Inserts a text style, which is a set of formatting characteristics you can apply to selected text to quickly change its appearance.
Label control Font Changes the font, font style, font size, effects, and color of the selected text.
Button image Bold Bolds selected text if it is not bolded, and un-bolds selected text if it is already bolded.
Button image Italics Italicizes selected text if it is not italicized, and removes italics from selected text if it is already italicized.
Button image Underline Underlines selected text if it is not underlined, and removes underlining from selected text if it is already underlined.
Button image Highlight Adds background color to the selected text, or removes background color if the selected text already has background color.
Button image Align Left Aligns the selected text, table, or image to the left edge of the content.
Center text button Center Centers the selected text, table, or image.
Button image Align Right Aligns the selected text, table, or image to the right edge of the content.
Left-to-Right button Left-to-Right Converts the direction of the selected text, table, or image, including the reading order, alignment, and overall layout, to a left-to-right orientation.
Right-to-Left button Right-to-Left Converts the direction of the selected text, table, or image, including the reading order, alignment, and overall layout, to a right-to-left orientation.
Numbering button Numbered List Creates a numbered list for the selected text if it's not numbered, and removes a numbered list from the selected text if it's already numbered.
Bullets button Bulleted List Creates a bulleted list for the selected text if it’s not bulleted, and removes a bulleted list from the selected text if it's already bulleted.
Decrease indent button Decrease Indent Shifts the selected text, table, or image to the previous tab stop.
Increase indent button Increase Indent Shifts the selected text, table, or image to the next tab stop.
 
 
Applies to:
Deployment Center 2003, Windows Sharepoint Services 2.0