Text/HTML Description

This module is one of the most used modules due to is great flexibility. It allows the user to add not just plain text but rich text formatting, including HTML tables, images, horizontal bars. Defined as a WYSIWYG (What you see is what you get) tool, it provides with many available functions of a word processor or an HTML graphical tool.
From the DNN website:
Formatting Options:

  • font style and size and color
  • hyperlinks
  • Time stamp - 11:55:33 AM
  • Date stamp - Friday, 12 March 2004
  • Images  
    Bulleted and numbered lists
  • Symbols -  á ©   ¼
  • tables

Other features include:

  • Word Clean for Microsoft Word documents
  • Spell checker
  • Cut, copy and paste

When to Use

This module can be used almost in any situation. It should be used whenever you need to add formatted text and images, which are the most common type of content in any web page. It is considered as a building block of an HTML tab.

Tip

If the text is copied and pasted from Word, please use the format stripper. Or you can copy and paste the content from Word onto Notepad and the paste it into the text/html module.

How to Use the Text/HTML Module: Step 1

  • Select Text/HTML from the Module drop-down list