This documentation applies to QuantumCMS version 5.
The Content Editor in QuantumCMS contains a number of tools that are available in most word processing software, but there are some additional features that may be new to you. Below is a list and brief explanation of the available tools.
|Tool||Function||Video Tutorial||Additional Documentation|
|Source||Introduction and Basic Editing (shows version 4):
Covered in this tutorial: HTML Source view, Copying, Pasting, Spell checker
|Cut (CTRL + X)|
|Copy (CTRL + C)|
|Paste (CTRL + V)||See our Pasting Options post for more information.|
|Paste as Plain Text
Will remove all formatting from the copied content.
|Paste from Word
Will remove unnecessary styles, but keep formatting intact. Recommended when pasting content from MS Word or other word processing software.
You will need to download a third-party plugin to use this feature the first time.
|Undo||Find and Replace (shows version 4):
Covered in this tutorial: Undo, Redo, Find and replace
|Select All||Formatting Text (shows version 4):
Covered in this tutorial: Bold, Italic, Strikethrough, Subscript, Superscript, Selecting all text, Removing formatting
Removes Bold, Italic, etc. from selected text.
|Numbered List||Lists and Indentation (shows version 4):
Covered in this tutorial: Bullet lists, Numbered lists, Indentation
|Align Left||Alignment (shows version 4):
Covered in this tutorial: Left justification, Right justification, Center justification, Block justification
Will launch a dialog box that allows you to select a page on the site or enter a URL. It will also allow you to create links to anchors or email addresses.
|Hyperlinks (shows version 4):
Covered in this tutorial: Hyperlinks to other sites, Hyperlinks to pages on your site, Email hyperlinks, Anchors, Hyperlinking to anchors, Removing links
|See our Inserting Hyperlinks post for more information.|
Adding anchors in your content will allow you to link further down in the page in the fashion of typical FAQs.
Will launch a dialog box that allows you to select a file on the server or upload a new one.
|Images (shows version 4):
Covered in this tutorial: Inserting images, Adjusting image properties, Hyperlinking the image, Inserting a Flash movie
|See our Inserting Images post for more information.|
|Insert Table||Tables (shows version 4):
Covered in this tutorial: Inserting a table, Editing table properties, Editing cell properties, Applying pre-defined styles, Deleting a table
|Horizontal Rule||Miscellaneous Tasks (shows version 4):
Covered in this tutorial: Horizontal rules, Special characters, Text color, Background color
|Style and Format Menus||Styling Content (shows version 4):
Covered in this tutorial: Custom styles, Format menu, Font menu, Font size menu