Using the HTML Editor Moodle ISU


The HTML editor in Moodle ISU appears on any page where text can be entered. You can use the editor to manipulate text, insert images, create links, etc.

This guide will help you understand:

The Icons in the Moodle ISU Editor

Icons on the toolbar may be used to assist you with formatting, inserting, linking, etc in Moodle.

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The First Row of the HTML Editor

Note: You may need to highlight the desired word or words before clicking the button in the html editor.

Capture.jpg-  Show more/fewer buttons

Capture.jpg- Paragraph styles

Capture.jpg- Bold

Capture.jpg- Italic

Capture.jpg- More font colors

Capture.jpg-  Unordered list

Capture.jpg- Ordered list

Capture.jpg- Link

Capture.jpg- Unlink

Capture.jpg- Image

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Capture.jpg- Media

Capture.jpg- Manage files

The Second Row of the HTML Editor

Note: You may need to click the show more button to see additional row of buttons.

Capture.jpg- Underline

Capture.jpg-  Strike through

Capture.jpg-  Subscript

Capture.jpg-  Superscript

Capture.jpg-  Left align

Capture.jpg-  Center

Capture.jpg- Right align

Capture.jpg- Outdent

Capture.jpg- Indent

Capture.jpg-  Equation editor

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Capture.jpg- Insert character

Capture.jpg-  Table

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Capture.jpg-  Clear formatting

Capture.jpg- Undo


The Third Row of the HTML Editor

Capture.jpg- Accessibility checker

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Capture.jpg- Screenreader helper

screenreader 2.png

Capture.jpg- HTML

Editing in HTML

  1. Click the Toggle HTML source icon -Capture.jpg - to access the html formatting for the page.
  2. You will see the code that comprises the webpage.  
  3. Edit or Add HTML code to the page.

HTML Editing.jpg

To save:

  1. Click Save and display to save the page.  
  2. Click Cancel to delete the changes made to the page.


For more information, see Text editor

For additional information, contact the ITRC - (208) 282-5880 or email

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