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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.


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.

2017-08-04_8-48-02.jpg-  Show more/fewer buttons

2017-08-04_8-49-25.jpg- Paragraph styles

- Bold

- Italic

2017-08-04_8-50-25.jpg- More font colors

-  Unordered list

- Ordered list

- Link

- Unlink

- Image

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2017-08-04_8-51-54.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.

- Underline

-  Strike through

-  Subscript

-  Superscript

-  Left align

-  Center

- Right align

- Outdent

- Indent

2017-08-04_8-52-48.jpg-  Equation editor


- Insert character

2017-08-04_8-54-36.jpg-  Table

2017-08-04_8-55-58.jpg-  Clear formatting

- Undo


The Third Row of the HTML Editor

2017-08-04_8-56-58.jpg- Accessibility checker


2017-08-04_8-57-20.jpg- Screenreader helper


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Editing in HTML

  1. Click the Toggle HTML source icon -2017-08-04_8-57-39.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.


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 itrc@isu.edu

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