Quick Help 

Creating Web Page Content

FROM THE EDITOR WINDOW
    - SET OR CHANGE FONT characteristics
    - insert Tables 
    - insert Ruler lines 
    - Handy UTILITY ICONS
    - Email hyper link
    - hyper link TO A WEB page
    - INSERT IMAGES

CREATE CONTENT "OFF LINE" THEN INSERT TO EDITOR WINDOW
    - Using WINDOWS Note Pad
    - Using MS Word

Uploading Images and Files *

 - Uploading 
* You,  the User, may or may not have the ability to upload, based on how the User is set up by the administrator. 




You can change the look, size and color of your text.
The first step is to select and highlight the text you want to format. Then select the Icon.

Font Color Back Ground Color
Bold Italic  Underline Strike through Sub Script Super Script
Custom Character

Alignment - This aligns the selected text to the:
Left  Center Right Full

-- Styles --

-- Format -- Select from the Drop Down List
                    Paragraph, Address, Preformatted, Heading 1 - 6 (1 = large, 6 = small)
                
-- Font Family -- Select from the Drop Down List

-- Font Size -- Select the font style from the Drop Down List

Unordered Bulleted Lists 
Enter some text on the first line, SHIFT-ENTER (this will move you to the next line)
Enter some text on this line, SHIFT-ENTER (this will move you to the next line)
Enter some text on this line, SHIFT-ENTER (this will move you to the next line)
Enter some text on this line, SHIFT-ENTER (this will move you to the next line)
Hit enter twice to end the list.

qqqqq
wwwww
eeeee
rrrrr
Now, Select all the above text, and click this Icon
The results will be:

This is a Ordered list. (enter text as above but now click this Icon )

  1. qqqqq
  2. wwww
  3. eeeee
  4. rrrrr

In dent or Out dent your  text (works like the Tab Key)
Indent  
Out dent (Icon will be available, if selected text was In dented)
To In dent, enter your text, select your text, then  In dent Icon
To Out dent the selected text, select your text, then Out dent Icon
The below three lines of text is In dented.

qqqqq
wwww
eeeee

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Tables are an extremely powerful tool for laying out data and images on an HTML page. They provide you with a way to add vertical and horizontal structure to your page. To insert a table:

Click where you want the table to appear
Click the Insert a new table
    Specify the number of rows
    Specify the number of columns
    Cell Padding, specify the number of pixels between the cell content and the cell wall
    Cell Spacing, specify the number of pixels between each table cell
    Width, specify the width of the table as a number of pixels ("550") or
    as a percentage ("75%") of the browser window. 

When you create a table, (rows and columns) this creates "guidelines" in the editor window.
You can "Toggle" these  guidelines/invisible elements  by
using this Icon --->   Toggle guidelines/ invisible elements 

Changing Tables - Once you have created a table, these buttons will allow you to change the tables configuration.
Cell properties  Table row properties

Add or Delete a row to the table 
Insert row before   Insert row after   Delete row

Add or Delete a Column to the table
Insert column before    Insert column after  Delete column

To merge cells click in the cells you want to merge, holding down the shift key (the cells must be adjacent to each other).
Click the Merge table cells to combine selected cells, rows, or columns, creating one cell

To Split cells Click in the cell you want to split
Click the Split cells to divide a cell, creating two cells.

To delete a table click the Delete table

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Insert/edit Horizontal Rule
Select the Width as x, px (pixels) or %
Select Height as Normal  or 1 through 7
A horizontal  ruler line, width=50% and Height of line is 4



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HANDY UTILITY ICONS

Cut selected, Copy, Paste 
Note: using the Fire Fox browser, Copy and Paste may not function. See below for a little Fire Fox "trick".

Search, Find & Replace,  Clean Up code, Edit htm source
Remove format code, Un do, Re do, Un link

Toggle full screen mode, Editor version and credits

Fire Fox "trick" to Copy and Paste (Cut & Paste) within the Editor window.
Select the text.
Then from your Key Pad, CTRL+C will COPY text
Move insertion point
Then from your Key Pad CTRL+V will PASTE text

To Cut and Paste: CTRL+X will Cut text

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EMAIL HYPER LINK 

Enter text first, like "Email Gene", select this text.
Click this Icon Insert/Edit Link

At the Link URL text box, enter mailto:aaaaa@bbbbb.com then click the "Insert" button.
(mailto colon then the full email address)

The words Email Gene will now be a mailto hyper link to his email address.

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HYPER LINK TO A WEB PAGE

Highlight the text you want to link from
Click the Insert/Edit Link
General tab
    Link URL: use the "browse" Icon to select page from your server. * 
    Link URL: if you can not "browse" type the address in starting with http://www.
    Link URL: if page is not on your server simply type the address in starting with http://www.
    Anchors: not required if link is to a full page (see below for Anchor
    Target: select from list, "open in this window is most typical"
    Title: This will be the mouse over text
    Class: not required
Pop Up tab: optional
Events tab: optional
Advanced tab: optional

Click the "Insert" button

Anchor
An Anchor is a text hyper link in your web page TO a section or line in the same web page. 
Example: say, if at the top of your web page you have Chapter 1, Chapter 2,... and wish to link the text "Chapter 2" to the area of the page detailing Chapter 2.
First: select the destination text within your file. (the TO)
Click this Icon  Insert/edit anchor. (Enter a anchor description like Chapter 2 )
Second: At the top of your web page, the "Chapter 2", link this to the the anchor name by selecting it from the General tab, Anchors: Drop Down list. 

* You,  the User, may or may not have the ability to browse,  based on how the User is set up by the administrator. 

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INSERT IMAGES 
You can add images to your web contest.

Click on the page where you want the image to be placed
Click this Icon Insert/edit image
General tab
    Image URL: use the "Browse" Icon to select image from your server. * 
    Image URL: enter the full URL to the image file
    Image Description: Enter a description of image (optional)
    Image Title: This will be the mouse over (optional, but suggest you use )
Appearance tab
    Optional 
Advance tab
    Optional

Click the "Insert" button

* You,  the User, may or may not have the ability to browse,  based on how the User is set up by the administrator. 

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UPLOAD FILES *

Click the "upload" link located at the top of the page.

From the Pop Up Window, at the Destination Drop Down list, select the folder name
(where the file will be uploaded to).

Then from the File text box, click the "Browse" Icon
You can now browse your computer and files.
Click the "OK" button.

This file is now available to be inserted at the Editor window (image file), or you can link to the the file.  

* You,  the User, may or may not have the ability to Upload,  based on how the User is set up by the administrator. 

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CREATE CONTENT "OFF LINE" USING WINDOWS NOTE PAD.

On your computer, using a ascii text program like Windows Note Pad.

Start-Programs-Accessories-Note Pad
Enter your text on as many lines as you need, do NOT use the File-Font.
File-Save Name and save this file as anyfilenameyouwant.txt on your computer at any folder.

Select ALL the text from this filename using your Mouse and then File-Copy. (this will place ALL the text into your Windows Clip Board) 

Log in to the program and open the *.htm, you will see the Editor window.
Set the insertion point using your mouse. (at the top of Editor window)

Select this Icon Paste as Plain Text. 

Set the insertion point with your mouse at the top of the Pop Up Window.
Do not turn "off" the Check box, Keep Linebreaks. 

From your Key Pad, CTRL+V (this will Paste the text from your Windows Clip Board)
Click the "Insert" button. 
You can now select some text and use the Editor Icons as required, like Bold,.... 

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CREATE CONTENT "OFF LINE" USING WINDOWS MS WORD.

On your computer, using your existing MSWord *.doc file.

You can use all the MS Word's  short cut Icons, like Bold, to format your text.

Select ALL the text from this filename using your Mouse and then File-Copy. (this will place ALL the formatted text into your Windows Clip Board) 

Log in to the program and open the *.htm, you will see the Editor window. 

Set the insertion point using your mouse. (at the top of Editor window) 
Select this Icon Paste from Word.

Set the insertion point with your mouse at the top of the Pop Up Window.
From your Key Pad, CTRL+V (this will Paste the formatted text from your Windows Clip Board) 

Click the "Insert" button.
You can now select some text and use the Editor Icons IF required, like Bold,.... 

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