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Switching between RTE* & HTML mode

*Rich Text Editing

While working on a new journal entry we have a fancy menu that helps us to quickly switch between RTE and HTML mode. It can be found at the top within the menu.

17 03 2014 01 by ginkgografix

Since a while comments and the description of deviations also support Rich Text Editing, which is the default mode for those areas.
This makes it easy to copy existing snippets from other parts of the site. All code (of visible elements) will be automatically transferred then.

17 03 2014 02 by ginkgografix

This can safe us a lot of time, but it also can make things difficult, when we want to adjust the HTML code. And here we have no buttons to switch between the modes.

But fear not, of course there is a solution!
With the help of CTRL + E / CMD + E you can switch between the modes without any buttons. When you make use of it, you will see that the font changes and you either end up with HTML code or it vanishes (this depend on which mode is active).

So if I use CTRL+E / CMD+E for our example I will end up with this.

17 03 2014 03 by ginkgografix

In case I would have used more complex code, I could now adjust it all to my liking.

The key combination CRLT+E / CMD + E does also work while writing your journal in Sta.sh. It's a quick way to switch between both modes for all areas you have RTE available.


:note: You don't have to switch to HTML mode to add any code, you can also do it while being in RTE mode. But if you do so and change the mode you will see that wytiwyg="1" between your code bits. It's the indicator for code that has been written in RTE mode.

When you use a lot of HTML code it is recommended to switch to HTML mode before though.
Especially when having a lot of wrapping elements every new line break could mess up your code otherwise.





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