Refreshed Web Interface > Editing and Formatting Rich Content
Editing and Formatting Rich Content
You are presented with a rich content toolbar once you start updating rich content in DocStudio or editing in the Refreshed Web Interface. This toolbar provides easy-to-use features to edit the content. The options on the editing toolbar are similar to word processing applications such as Microsoft Word. The rich text editor comes with commonly used features such as formatting text, inserting links, creating tables, inserting images, and so on.
Options on the Rich Content Toolbar
The rich content toolbar has over thirty options that include several drop-down lists. You can hover your cursor over any option on the toolbar to view its description. Some of the options are described here:
Insert: Use these options to insert the following:
Item Link
Attachment Link
Horizontal Line
Special Character
Alignment : Use options in this list to apply Left, Center, Right, or Justify alignment to the selected text.
Format Painter : Use this option to copy formatting.
Apply Case : Use options in this list to apply Lower case, Upper case, or Title case to selected text.
Word Count : Use this option to display the word count.
Insert date/time : Use options in this list to insert date and time.
For more information on the rest of the options on the rich content toolbar, see the topic Working with Rich Content
Accessing the Full Screen Mode
You can also edit rich text using the full screen mode. To switch between editing in the rich text field area and in the full screen mode, click on the rich content toolbar.
On switching to full screen mode in DocStudio, Undo and Redo history for rich text is lost.
On editing rich text in the Refreshed Web Interface, Undo and Redo history for rich text is lost after clicking outside the rich text editor.
Working with Rich Content in the Item View
Once you enter the editing mode in the Item View, the rich text toolbar becomes available for rich text fields. A maximum of seven rows are displayed for editing in the rich text editor. When you click outside the rich text editing area after editing, the Apply, Save, and Cancel options are enabled.
When the focus is inside the rich text editor, all global shortcuts related to the item edit mode such as Apply, Save, Cancel , Undo, Redo, and so on are not applicable.
Navigating the Rich Content Toolbar
You can navigate the rich text toolbar using the keyboard keys or keyboard shortcuts.
The navigation listed in the table is applicable when the focus in on the rich text toolbar. You can set the focus on toolbar using ALT+F10 keyboard shortcut. You can also use keyboard shortcuts for using the rich content features, see the topic Navigating the Item Edit View.
Return to the rich text editing area from the toolbar
Move focus to next tab
Right Arrow key
Move focus to the previous tab
Left Arrow key
Access menu options
For example, options on the Insert menu.
Down Arrow key
Close menu
Access submenu options
For example, the submenu for Merge cells.
Right Arrow key
Close submenu
Left Arrow key
Moving from left to right in the Options Group
Tab key
Moving from right to left in the Options group
Supported Fonts