Avendoo® online documentation

Editor

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”.

QuellcodeSource

You can insert already existing HTML structures or you can create new one. Editing the source code require special knowledge in HTML.

AusschneidenCut

The selected text will be cut. You can insert it at favored position via the button “Insert text”.

KopierenCopy

The selected text will be copied. You can insert it at favored position via the button “Insert text”.

Als Text einfügenInsert text

Copied or cut texts are inserted at favored position.

Note: Only the text is inserted and no formatting or HTML structure.

undoUndo

You can undo your last step.

redoRedo

You can redo (inadvertently) undone steps.

FettBold

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.

KursivItalic

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.

UnterstrichenUnderline

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.

DurchgestrichenStrikethrough

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.

TiefgestelltSubscript

Via this button you can subscript individual text.

HochgestelltSuperscript

If you want to superscript signs or text, for example the figure “2” in square meter, you should click this button.

Formatierung entfernenRemove format

You remove all formatting in the selected area.

Nummerierte Liste 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.

Einzug verringernDecrease indent

The indent of an already indented range will be decreased.

Einzug erhöhenIncrease indent

The indent of the favored range will be increased.

justifyleftAlign left

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.

justifycenterCenter

The selected text will be displayed centered. If there is no text selected, the paragraph of the cursor will be displayed centered.

justifyrightAlign right

The selected text will be displayed right-aligned. If there is no text selected, the paragraph of the cursor will be displayed right-aligned.

justifyblockJustify

The selected text will be displayed justified. If there is no text selected, the paragraph of the cursor will be displayed justified.

Link einfügenLink

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.

Link entfernenUnlink

Select a link and click then on the “Unlink” button for deleting the link.

AnkerAnchor

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.

lehrmittellink Link instructional material

Make a linking to another, already created instructional material.

Add gap

Add a gap for a fill-in-the-blank question.

Insert referentslider

Insert a referentslider for an event.

Variable hinzufügenInsert variable

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.

Insert Reviewblock

You can insert a reviewblock on one of the course pages (except course info page and individual header).

flashFlash

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.

BildImage

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”.

medienlinkAdd media

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.

 Add document

If you click on this button, the dialog window “Event documents” 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.

If you have added a document, Avendoo® adds the identification “New” to the link of the medium, until the document has been downloaded.  Furthermore Avendoo® shows in the vertical learning path, that documents have been added.

video Video

You can embed a video. For further information about HTML5 videos click on this button.

AudioPluginEmbed 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.

iframeIFrame

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.

TabelleTable

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.

Horizontale Linie einfügenInsert horizontal line

If you click on this button you insert a horizontal line above the cursor.

SonderzeichenInsert 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.

video Audio

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
  • Mute

Formatting Styles

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.


Paragraph Format

You can choose various default paragraph formats. This format changes for the selected range or defines, in which format you enter text from now.


Font name

Choose the favored font name of the selected text or the text which will be entered.


Font size

You can adjust the font size.

textcolorText color

Choose the favored text color.

bgcolorBackground color

Choose the color, which should be background of the text.