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Home : Support : Tutorials : Content Editor

Content Editor

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 Source Introduction and Basic Editing (shows version 4):
Covered in this tutorial: HTML Source view, Copying, Pasting, Spell checker
Cut Cut (CTRL + X)
Copy Copy (CTRL + C)
Paste Paste (CTRL + V) See our Pasting Options post for more information.
Paste as Plain Text Paste as Plain Text
Will remove all formatting from the copied content.
Paste from Word Paste from Word
Will remove unnecessary styles, but keep formatting intact. Recommended when pasting content from MS Word or other word processing software.
Spell Check Spell Check
You will need to download a third-party plugin to use this feature the first time.
Undo Undo Find and Replace (shows version 4):
Covered in this tutorial: Undo, Redo, Find and replace
Redo Redo
Find Find
Replace Replace
Select All Select All Formatting Text (shows version 4):
Covered in this tutorial: Bold, Italic, Strikethrough, Subscript, Superscript, Selecting all text, Removing formatting
Remove Formatting Remove Formatting
Removes Bold, Italic, etc. from selected text.
Bold Bold
Italic Italic
Strikethrough Strikethrough
Subscript Subscript
Superscript Superscript
Numbered List Numbered List Lists and Indentation (shows version 4):
Covered in this tutorial: Bullet lists, Numbered lists, Indentation
Bullet List Bullet List
Outdent Outdent
Indent Indent
Align Left Align Left Alignment (shows version 4):
Covered in this tutorial: Left justification, Right justification, Center justification, Block justification
Align Center Align Center
Align Right Align Right
Justify Justify
Insert Link Insert Link
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.
Remove Link Remove Link
Anchor Anchor
Adding anchors in your content will allow you to link further down in the page in the fashion of typical FAQs.
Insert Image Insert Image
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 Flash Insert Flash
Insert Table 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 Horizontal Rule Miscellaneous Tasks (shows version 4):
Covered in this tutorial: Horizontal rules, Special characters, Text color, Background color
Special Character Special Character
Text Color Text Color
Background 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

This list is also available for QuantumCMS version 4.