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[FAQ] How do I use the rich text editor on threads and replies on E2E?

The rich text editor allows you to change font styles, attach graphics and files, adjust alignment, etc. Here, you will learn how to use the rich text editor.

  • 1. To navigate to the rich text editor you can:

    a. Ask a new question or related question by clicking the red "ask a new question" or yellow "ask a related question" to open the thread creation form.

    b. Reply to an unlocked post by clicking the desired thread, clicking the red "reply" button, and selecting "Insert Code, Attach Files, and more…"

    2. The rich text editor appears as a description box. In the box, you can type your description or response.

    3. The features above the text box allow you to format your description.

    4. Here are a list of features

    a. Text styles (bold, italic, underline, strikethrough, highlight)

    b. Font types (arial, comic sans, times new roman, etc.)

    c. Bullets and numbering

    d. Paragraph settings and indentations

    e. Text color

    f. Media attachment (images)

    g. File attachments

    h. Insert from Word

    i. Insert Table

    j. Insert Anchor

    k. Insert code using syntaxhighlighter

    l. Toggle to full screen mode

    m. Edit HTML source

    5. To insert any of the attachments mentioned above, place your cursor where you wish to place your image. Click the icon button.  For example, to insert an image, click the "insert/edit media button."

    6. A new window will appear. Click the red "browse" button.

    7. Select the attachment from your computer. Click open. A preview of the image will appear in the "preview" box.

    8. Click the red "insert" button.

    9. Your image will now be embedded in the description box.

    10. Repeat steps 5-8 for any attachments.

    11. Click the red "post" button at the bottom of the page.