The editor is the most important tool in Avendoo® and is used in various areas. Always when content has to be created, the editor serves as tool for formatting text and designing the user interface.
It depends on the wizard that certain elements are not visible or new has been added, example: in the wizard for fill-in-the-blank wizard item in the knowledge test the element “Add gap”.
You can insert already existing HTML structures or you can create new one. Editing the source code require special knowledge in HTML.
The selected text will be cut. You can insert it at favored position via the button “Insert text”.
The selected text will be copied. You can insert it at favored position via the button “Insert text”.
Paste as plain text
Copied or cut texts are inserted at favored position.
Note: Only the text is inserted and no formatting or HTML structure.
You can undo your last step.
You can redo (inadvertently) undone steps.
If the range is selected, the text is shown bold. If there is no range selected, the text is bold from the cursor’s position.
If the range is selected, the text is shown italic. If there is no range selected, the text is italic from the cursor’s position.
If the range is selected, the text is shown underline. If there is no range selected, the text is underline from the cursor’s position.
If the range is selected, the text is shown strikethrough. If there is no range selected, the text is strikethrough from the cursor’s position.
Via this button you can subscript individual text.
If you want to superscript signs or text, for example the figure “2” in square meter, you should click this button.
You remove all formatting in the selected area.
Insert/remove numbered list
The selected range is displayed as numbered list. If there is no range selected, the actual paragraph will be the first item. Each further paragraph will be created as further item with continous numbering.
Insert/remove bulleted list
The selected range is displayed as bulleted list.
The indent of an already indented range will be decreased.
The indent of the favored range will be increased.
The selected text will be displayed left-aligned. If there is no text selected, the paragraph of the cursor will be displayed left-aligned. Left-aligned is default setting.
The selected text will be displayed centered. If there is no text selected, the paragraph of the cursor will be displayed centered.
The selected text will be displayed right-aligned. If there is no text selected, the paragraph of the cursor will be displayed right-aligned.
The selected text will be displayed justified. If there is no text selected, the paragraph of the cursor will be displayed justified.
Select the favored text and click on the “Link” button. The dialog window for links opens. You can enter the link type, for example: e-mail. Then you have to enter the URL. On the tab “target” you can enter the display setting, for example: new dialog window, of the target page. You can enter further Advanced settings, too.
Select a link and click then on the “Unlink” button for deleting the link.
An anchor is a target for a link within a text. Select the appropriate word, which should be target and click on the “Anchor” button. Now you can enter a link at any position in the text and for this link you can configure the anchor as target.
Link instructional material
Make a linking to another, already created instructional material.
Add a gap for a fill-in-the-blank question.
Insert a referentslider for an event.
Add a variable, for example to generate the title of a knowlege test question automatically.
If you insert the variable $BreadCrumb$, you can insert a Breadcrumb navigation in the appropriate learning object, for example course. Thus the learner can see at My learning place, in which course he/she is and where within. Then he/she can also navigate back via this display in the course.
You can insert a reviewblock on one of the course pages (except course info page).
You get to insert flash applications in your content. But note that height and width should be consistent with the resolution of the flash file, otherwise the frame get lost or the application is framed in grey.
Via this button you can insert an image from the Avendoo® media center. You can select only images in the media center. To display a tooltip title for the medium, enter the text in the field “description” on the tab “Advanced”.
If you click on this button, the dialog window “Add media” opens. Select the favored media in the media center of Avendoo® by clicking the radio button of the appropriate title. A link to the favored medium will inserted in the text. This link will be opened later (by clicking) in a new dialog window or will be offered to download. Note: You can select all media, even images.
Afterwards click with the right mouse button on your added media and choose then Edit link in the context menu. On the tab Target you can define, in which window the medium should be opened.
If you click on this button, the dialog window “Add document” opens. Select the favored document by clicking the radio button of the appropriate title. A link to the favored document will be inserted in the text. This link will be opened later (by clicking) in a new dialog window or will be offered to download.
You can embed a video. For further information about HTML5 videos click on this button.
Embed Media from External Sites
Via this button you can embed images, videos and other media content by means of an URL address. Enter therefore the URL, define the maximum width and height and the Id.
Via this button you can insert IFrames. An IFrame enables the display of other web sites as part of the learning content. Note that to adjust the protocol (“https” instead of “http”), if the address of your Avendoo® system uses “https”, too.
Via this button you insert a table. If you click on this button, a dialog window opens, in which you can define the properties of the table.
Insert horizontal line
If you click on this button you insert a horizontal line above the cursor.
Insert special character
If you click on this button, a dialog window with a list of special characters opens. You can insert the favored special character by clicking.
Add an audio file to your learning content. Therefore you have to upload a mp3 file into the media center first. Then you can embed the file and you can make advanced settings:
- Activate audio menu
- Play automatically
- Endless loop
You can choose to set default formattings or to delete them. Choose first the formatting text. If there is a formatting style already set, a black arrow shows this entry. Choose the formatting style again to delete it.
You can choose various default paragraph formats. This format changes for the selected range or defines, in which format you enter text from now.
Choose the favored font name of the selected text or the text which will be entered.
You can adjust the font size.
Choose the favored text color.
Choose the color, which should be background of the text.
If clicking on this button, you find information about the version of CKEditor (and a link to the website) and a link to the licensing information of CKEditor.