You can use the content editor toolbar to format your text to give your page the look and feel you want. All instructions in this document assume that you are in the enhanced editor (e.g., in Edit Page mode for a wiki page).

Paragraph style

Default: Paragraph

This style includes headers, default paragraph style, a preformatted style to use with code (Courier), and a <div> tag.

Text style

This drop-down contains styles you can use for list buttons, emphasis (italic), notes, path statements, and sub-step details.

Font style

Default: Arial

To change: Specify the font style of your text by making a selection from the Font family drop-down list  .

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Font size

Default: 12

To change: Specify the size of your text fonts by selecting a size from the Font size drop-down list  .

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Line style

Default: Paragraph (font style=Arial; font size=12)

To change: Select the line style from the style drop-down list  .

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Text color

Default: Dark grey

To change:

  1. Click the text color button  .

  2. Select the color you want the text to be from the color grid:

     

  3. Click More colors to display a full color palette, which gives you additional color options:

  4. Click anywhere in the palette to select the color, or if you are familiar with the color code standards, you can enter the color code in the Color data field.

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Background color

Default: No background color

To change: Select the color from the background color drop-down list  . You can use the full color palette to choose a nonstandard color.

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Strike-through

Default: No strike-through

To change:

  1. Select the text and click the strike-through button on the content editor toolbar  . The strike-through text looks like this:  strike-through text.

  2. To remove strike-through, select the text with the strike-through and click on the strike-through button again.

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Indentation

Default: No indentation

To change:

  1. To indent to the right, click the indent button  .

  2. To remove indentation from a line of text (move it back to the left), click the outdent button  .

  3. Keep the following in mind as you indent or outdent:

  • You cannot indent portions of a line of text. When you click the indent button, the entire line of text moves correspondingly.
  • You cannot indent past the margins of your page. If you cannot indent any further either left or right, the directional arrows will be grayed out  . In this example, you cannot indent any further to the left.
  • If you indent a numbered or bulleted list, the numbering and bulleted format will be affected. The numbering may restart and the bulleted list will use a different bullet format.
  • When you hit Enter on your keyboard from an indented line, the new line will inherit the same indentation. You will have to use the outdent button to if you want to move the next line to the left.

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 Bulleted list

You can create a bulleted list of content using the bulleted list button  on the content editor toolbar. When a selected line is part of a bulleted list, the bulleted list button has a border:  .

As you create and modify a bulleted list, keep the following in mind:

  • You can indent or outdent bulleted lists by selecting a bulleted line. This changes the bullet to a different bullet icon to indicate another level of bulleted list.
  • You cannot indent portions of a bulleted line of text. The entire line is bulleted when you click the bullet button.
  • When you hit Enter on your keyboard, the new line inherits the bullet format. If you hit Enter again without adding any text, the bullet disappears.
  • You can remove the bullet from a bulleted line of text by clicking on the bulleted list button.

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Numbered list

You can create a numbered list of content using the numbered list button  on the content editor toolbar. When a selected line is part of a numbered list, the numbered list button has a border:  .

As you create and modify a numbered list, keep the following in mind:

  • You can indent or outdent numbered lists by selecting a numbered line. This resets the number to 1.
  • You cannot indent portions of a numbered line. The entire line is numbered when you click the numbered list button.
  • When you press Enter on your keyboard, the new line continues the numbering sequence. If you hit Enter a second time without adding any text, the numbering format disappears.
  • You can remove the numbered list format by clicking on the numbered list button.

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Bold

Default: Not boldfaced

To change, click the bold button   on the content editor toolbar. If the selected text is bolded, the bold button displays with a border  . If bolding is enabled, click the bold button to disable it. You can also use ctrl-b on your keyboard to bold selected text.

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Italics

Default: Not italicized

To change, click the italics button   on the content editor toolbar. If the selected text is italicized, the italics button displays with a border  . If italics are enabled, click the italics button to disable it. You can also use ctrl-i on your keyboard to italicize selected text .

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Underline

Default: No underline

To change, click the underline button   on the content editor toolbar. If the selected text is underlined, the underline button displays with a border  . If underline is enabled, click the underline button to disable it. You can also use ctrl-u on your keyboard to underline selected text.

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Alignment

Default: Left-aligned

Options available: left, right, centered or justified (extending to both left and right margins)

To change, click on the appropriate alignment button:

Disabled Enabled Description
  Text is pushed to the left margin
  Text is pushed to the right margin
  Text is centered
  Text is justified to right and left margins

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