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June 5, 2017

WYSIWYG Editor Summary

The WYSIWYG Editor within the Content Management System (CMS) allows you to enter and format text, image, and video content in a way that resembles how the content will appear on the website.

Many content types, such as Events or Articles, contain a WYSIWYG Editor for entering the bulk of the information. The 34 tools available in the WYSIWYG Editor are broken into eight categories including:

  1. Basic Commands: Undo, Redo, Cut, Copy, Paste, Paste as Text
  2. Text Styles: Bold, Italic, Underline, Strike-through
  3. Alignment: Align Left, Align Center, Align Right, Justify
  4. Lists and Indents: Bulleted List, Numbered List, Increase Indent, Decrease Indent
  5. Text Formatting: Headings/Paragraph, Font Size, Text Color, Clear Formatting
  6. Tables and Characters: Horizontal Line, Tables, Special Characters
  7. Links and Multimedia: Create/Edit Link, Remove Link, Anchor Link, Insert/Edit Image, Insert YouTube Video
  8. Resource Commands: Find/Replace, Spell Check, Source Code, Full Screen.

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Ali Burck

Ali Burck
(517) 884-4912
burck@msu.edu

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