Tips for Using the Content Rich Text Editor

Document created by Adam Arrowsmith Employee on Mar 14, 2016Last modified by Adam Arrowsmith Employee on Apr 13, 2016
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When creating any type of content including documents, questions, and ideas the rich text editor lets you easily format text and include images and links. Below are some tips for using the editor.

 

Note: When creating a discussion reply, by default you have a simplified formatting menu. To access the full editor including the ability to add attachments, click Use advanced editor on the far right of the format menu.

 

 

Text Formatting

The toolbar contains a variety of common text formatting options. For documents you can define Headings with the Style menu.

 

Links

Insert internal or external hyperlinks by...

 

Images

Insert images by...

  • Copy-and-pasting images
  • Using the Insert Image button in the editor toolbar

 

Tables

Insert tables with the Insert Table button in the editor toolbar.

 

Attachments

To attach files, click the Attach link in the lower right corner of the editor window.

 

Categories

Categories are used to organize content for browsing. The list of categories are defined by Dell Boomi and will differ between spaces. A piece of content can be assigned zero or more categories but typically is assigned to one.

 

Tags

Tags are used to add additional keywords to content for browsing. All users can create tags. See Tagging Content for more tips.

 

Syntax Highlighting

You can format text like snippets of code and XML data.

 

  1. Highlight the text
  2. From the editor tool bar, click more (>>) > Syntax Highlighting > select appropriate syntax.

 

Before:

<records>

  <record>

    <First_Name>Michael</First_Name>

    <Bio>Basketball player with "amazing" shooting accuracy.<Bio>

  </record>

</records>

 

After:

<records>
  <record>
    <First_Name>Michael</First_Name>
    <Bio>Basketball player with "amazing" shooting accuracy.<Bio>
  </record>
</records>

 

Table of Content

For documents only, you can insert a table of contents section that dynamically generates links to the Headings defined in the document. From the editor tool bar, click more (>>) > Table of Contents.

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