Creating a new Rich text editor format
You can create custom Rich text editor control formats that you can apply in your application. You can also select one of the preset mixins to control the format.
|Use mixin||Select to use a mixin to define the color of the header, footer, and border. The Mixin field displays the name and a preview of the currently selected mixin. Click the Mixin icon to select a different mixin from the list.|
Select this check box to define a custom color format for the header, footer, and border. Select:
To create a style format, perform the following actions:
The new format is populated with default values.
Click Add a format.
In the Create a new format dialog box, enter the Format name by using only alphanumeric characters (a-z and 0-9) and spaces.
The name cannot begin with a number. The format name that you enter is converted into the name CSS class or classes.
Provide a Usage annotation.
To create a style format by copying an existing format, click Actions and select Save as from the list.
- Selecting the property reference for a control
Select a property for the control to determine the data type to include in the list that an application user sees. At run time, the user selects one or more values from the list.
- Specifying presentation options for a control
After you create a control, you configure how the control is displayed. You can specify whether the control is editable at run time, the width of the control, the label format for the control, and one or more CSS helper classes to adjust the control's appearance and placement.
- Adding and configuring a Rich text editor control
When a Rich text editor control is added to a layout, users can enter text and control the styling and formatting. You can customize the appearance of the Rich text editor control in the skin.
- Skin formats for Rich text editor controls
You specify styling for the Rich text editor control in the skin. Styles set in the skin apply to the header, footer, and border of the Rich text editor control. You can create custom Rich text editor control formats.