The HTML editor (also known as the 'html toolbar' or 'text editor') allows you to format text, create links, and insert multimedia. It can be used when setting up your topic site to add instructional or narrative guidelines for students/users. The HTML editor is available to students when they add content to forums, blogs, glossaries, databases and wikis.
The default HTML editor is Atto:
The HTML editor is used almost everywhere you can enter text. Most activities incorporate an HTML editor, commonly found in the field where you enter the 'introduction', 'description', 'content' or 'text' of an activity or resource. The functions of the
HTML editor are particularly useful when adding content to pages, books,
forum posts, wikis and
By default, the HTML editor is minimised and not all functions are visible. Click the Show more buttons icon to view all functions.
You will then see the following options (note that these are updated from time to time).
To enlarge the page content box in the HTML editor, click and drag from the bottom right corner.
Some editing features of the HTML editor (by icon)
Image, media, table
Styles (Standard block, Readings, Assessment, Reflection and Key)