Adjust text on your pages using this built-in editing tool. It
is found in most text components.
The Spell Check will erroneously highlight legitimate
words if thy are uncommon or foreign. Also, it does not check for
grammar or correct usage.
If you attempt to add text using right-click + paste, the
component will not allow you to save your changes. Close and reopen
the component, then use the keyboard shortcuts (Ctrl-v or
Please be careful with these - we cannot guarantee they will always be displayed correctly in all browsers, and they may not all work cleanly in the Title component when it is displayed in site navigation or lists.
This method works for the regular 'text' components: Body Text,
Caption, Intro Text, etc. If you wish to add a special
character to a Title, see the second suggestion - Alt Codes.
These also seem to work quite well, and work in the Title component.
For WIndows users, these are generated by holding down the ALT key on your keyboard and then typing a number combination on your numeric keypad. e.g. ☺ (ALT-1); ö (ALT-148). MAC users will need to use the Option key, or Shift Option -- see the link below.
A list of Alt Codes is available at Penn State: Windows Alt Codes and MAC Accent Codes. We have not yet found a MAC list that includes super/subscript codes but there is more information on MAC keyboard shortcuts. MAC users may also be able to hold down the regular keyboard key and see additional options.
Undo/Redo can be dangerous if multiple people work on the same page at a time. There is no mechanism to make sure multiple users do not step on each other's work when making changes. Using Undo/Redo, an author can make many changes quickly and may therefore alter a page in a way that was not intended if there were other simultaneous modifications from other users.
Make a word, phrase or sentence into a hyperlink so that clicking on it will bring you to another page.
Make a word, phrase or sentence into an anchor so that clicking on it will bring you to a specific heading on a page.
You can create an anchor to your Title components by entering a name in the Id field.
To make a link to the anchor, browse for the page if it is within UBCMS or enter a URL if it is not. After the page name, add #anchorname, where anchorname is the name of your anchor.
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