Format toolbar

Format toolbar can be called up with Window : Toolbars : Format (you need to turn on the middle or professional level for this to work):

Here is the use of individual buttons:

  • Pop-up menu buttons - open pop-up menus otherwise available with right-click over the element display area and over individual components
  • Copy button - copy the currently displayed element to the clipboard
  • Paste button - paste the element from the clipboard (the element is added as a new element in the current collection)
  • Delete element button - delete the currently displayed element (and all its children if any)
  • Component property buttons - change properties of the currently selected component:
    • Bold font button - change the bold attribute of the font in text components or in a rich text component selection
    • Italics font button - change the italics attribute of the font in text components or in a rich text component selection
    • Underlined font button - change the underline attribute of the font in text components or in a rich text component selection
    • Font button - change the font in the current text component or in the current selection of the rich text component
    • Font color button - change the color of the font in the current text component or in the current selection of the rich text component
    • Increase font size button - increase the size of the font in a text component or the size of the selected text in a rich text component
    • Reduce font size button - decrease the size of the font in a text component or the size of the selected text in a rich text component
    • Align left button - align the selected text left in a rich text component
    • Align center button - align the selected text center in a rich text component
    • Align right button - align the selected text right in a rich text component
    • Bullet button - convert the currently selected text to bulleted text in rich text components
    • Component color button - change the color of the currently selected component
  • Save template button - save the current layout and component attributes as a template for future use in other elements
  • Apply template button - apply a previously saved template to the current element
  • Component display mode buttons - change the way the components are displayed and acted upon:
    • Editing mode button - set all components in the mode that makes it possible to edit texts, edit OLE objects, etc.
    • Dragging mode button - set all components in the mode that makes dragging and sizing possible
    • Presentation mode button - set all components in way they will be seen by the student during repetitions
  • Repetition testing button - test the repetition cycle on the currently displayed element (i.e. see if answer components are not visible at question time and show up upon pressing Show answer)
  • Component tags button - display component numbers, type and name
  • Alignment and size button - make it possible to size and align all components that are currently in the editing or dragging mode
  • Edit file button - edit the file associated with the current component in the default editor. For example, rich text components will automatically launch your default word-processor

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