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An Overview of the Buttons Available in the Rich Text Toolbar

Formatting options for Items and Questions

The Rich Text Editor allows users to apply basic formatting during question creation without any knowledge of HTML. More advanced formatting can be applied by entering HTML into the source field.

Undo / Redo Undo or Redo action.
Paste as Plain Text Text in Word documents can be directly copied onto the Item. Using Paste as Plain Text will strip out all text formatting.
Text Formatting BoldItalic and UnderlineA will add color to the text and Tx will remove formatting on the text.
Underlined Indicator Underline and add an indicator (e.g. number or letter) to a piece of text, so that it can be easily referenced in a question. Highlight the text you want to apply the indicator to, and then click the icon in the toolbar to apply the style. Type your desired indicator in the pop-up box, and click ok.
Numbers, Bullets & Indent Insert Numbered list or Bullet list. Increase or decrease Indent
Align Text

Left, Centre, Right or Justify align text.


This will allow you to link or unlink content to a specific URL.

Add Math (Latex / MathML) Easily add a wide variety of mathematical symbols and functions including fractions and square root.
Add Image Insert an image onto a Question/Item. See more on uploading an image.
Add Table

Insert a table. Specify the number of rows and columns, and specify a table style. 

Horizontal Line

Insert a horizontal line onto an question/item.


Insert Symbols onto an Item.

Simple Features

Embed the Audio Player, Calculator, Ruler, and Protractor Features inline with text.

Insert Response

Only available in Cloze questions. Add a response box to the template area. Shrotcut - double underscore (__)


Show/hide paragraph blocks.

Create Style Container Allows adding Feature Box, Highlightable Text, Indent or Serif Font.
Block Quote

Insert a blockquote.


Styles that are available are Small, SuperScript, SubScript, Blockquote, Code.


Text heading font weight from H1 - H6.


This will give you access to the HTML source code.


This will give you access to the Data variables which can be inputted to questions and validation.

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