Quick Reference

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In this section you can have a quick overview about all functions available in the default FCKeditor toolbar.

Common Toolbar Functions

Toolbar Element
View or edit the document source code (for advanced users). See Source Editor.
New.png Removes all contentes, creating a new blank page.
Save.png Saves the page you were editing.
Preview what the HTML page will look like for users.
Select a layout template. See Templates
Cut the highlighted text to the clipboard. See Cut, Copy and Paste.
Copy the highlighted text to the clipboard. See Cut, Copy and Paste.
Paste the data copied to the clipboard (with or without formatting). See Cut, Copy and Paste.
Paste content copied from Microsoft Word or similar applications. See Cut, Copy and Paste.
Print the current document. See Printing.
Spell check the text in the document. See Spell Checking.
Undo or redo the most recent action taken. See Undo and Redo.
Find a word or phrase within the document. See Find and Replace.
Find and replace a word or phrase within the document. See Find and Replace.
Select the entire text in the document.
Remove the formatting from the highlighted text.
Applies bold, italic, underscore or strikethrough formatting to the highlighted text.See Text Formatting.
Superscript or subscript the highlighted text.See Superscript and subscript in Text Formatting.
Insertorderedlist.gifInsertunorderedlist.gif Creates numbered or bulleted lists. See Creating Lists.
Outdent.gifIndent.gif Increase or decrease the text indentation.
Format a block of text to identify quotations (text provenient from other sources).
Justifyleft.gifJustifycenter.gifJustifyright.gifJustifyfull.gif Sets the text alignment (left, centered, right or justified). See Text layout and format in Text Formatting.
Link.gifUnlink.gif Converts or removes the text in hyperlinks. It may also by used to manage file uploads and links to files on the web server. See Links, E-Mails and Anchors.
Anchor.png Inserts or modifies a link anchor. See Links, E-Mails and Anchors
Image.gif Inserts images into the document. See Inserting Images.
Flash.png Inserts a Adobe Flash element into the page.
Table.gif Creates a table with the defined number of columns and rows. See Tables.
Inserthorizontalrule.gif Inserts a divider line (horizontal rule).
Smiley.gif Inserts an emoticons image (smiley faces, email icon, lightbulb, etc.).
Specialchar.gif Inserts symbols & special characters (accented characters, trademark, currency symbol, etc.).
Pagebreak.gif Inserts a printing page break. Only impacts printed version.
Image:FCK_style.gif Styles & formatting determine the appearance and semantic value of your document. You may use the drop down boxes to apply styles, set the font, its size, etc. To remove the applied style select the style name again. See Text Formatting.
Textcolor.gif Changes the color of the text. See Size and color in Text Formatting.
Bgcolor.gif Changes the background color of the text. See Size and color in Text Formatting.
Maximize.png Maximizes the editor size inside the browser.
Image:Show_blocks.png Shows where the block elements boundaries in the text.
About.png Shows information about the FCKeditor.

Form Functions

Toolbar Element
Form.png Creates a new form block into the page.
Checkbox.png Inserts a checkbox to the page.
Radiobutton.png Inserts a radio button to the page.
Inserts a text field into the page.
Textarea.png Inserts a multi-line text area into the page.
Inserts a selection field into the page.
Inserts a form button into the page.
Image:Button_image.png Inserts an image into the page, which behaves much like form button used to submit forms. Do not use it to insert plain images into the document.
Inserts a hidden field into the page.
This page was last edited on 22 October 2008, at 23:12.