Apply text styles

When working with text, remember to use the Clear formattingClear formatting icon icon to 'clean' the text so that the look and feel is consistent and readable.

For reasons of accessibility, usability, universal design and sustainability, it is strongly advisable to apply styles that are built into the HTML editor when working with text. Categories of style usage include headings, quotes and other text elements. 

  • Use the Paragraph stylesParagraph styles iconicon pull-down menu in to create structure for your FLO site. Creating headings and other text styles will help you to meet accessibility guidelines
  • Use the Styles Styles iconicon pull-down menu to draw attention to particular information. This feature will help you to meet usability guidelines


Steps

Paragraph styles icon

  1. In your FLO resource/module, in the HTML editor toolbar click on the Show more buttons icon 
  2. Place your cursor where you want the style (eg heading) to appear, and from the toolbar menu, and from the toolbar menu select the Paragraph styles Paragraph styles iconicon  
  3. Make a choice from the Paragraph styles menu 
  4. Paragraph styles menu
  5. Click Save changes once you have finished editing the text 
Example of an applied paragraph style (Pre-formatted)
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Styles icon

  1. In your FLO resource/module, in the HTML editor toolbar click on the Show more buttonsShow more buttons icon icon
  2. Place your cursor where you want the style to appear, and from the toolbar menu select the Styles Styles iconicon 
  3. Make a choice from the Styles menu
  4. Styles menu
  5. Click Save changes once you have finished editing the text 
Example of an applied style (</> Key)
The  Subject Liaison Librarian  will be a guest speaker in Week 3 so please make sure you attend! Afterwards, do the Library Search Smart Quiz (Key resources module) to ensure that you know how to search effectively for resources.


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