Format toolbar

Format toolbar can be displayed with Window : Toolbars : Format (you need to turn on the middle or professional level for this to work):

SuperMemo: Format toolbar for modifying text and component attributes of your elements

Here is the use of individual buttons:

  • Menu buttons - open menus otherwise available with right-click over the element display area and over individual components:
    • Element menu - open the element menu with operations related to the currently displayed element
    • Component menu - open the current component menu with operations related to the current component
  • Copy - copy the currently displayed element to the clipboard
  • Paste - paste the element from the clipboard (the element is added as a new element in the current collection)
  • Delete element - delete the currently displayed element (and all its children if any)
  • Text attribute buttons - change properties of texts in the currently selected component:
    • Bold font - change the bold attribute of the font in text components or in a rich text component selection
    • Italics font - change the italics attribute of the font in text components or in a rich text component selection
    • Underlined font - change the underline attribute of the font in text components or in a rich text component selection
    • Font - change the font in the current text component or in the current selection of the rich text component
    • Font color - change the color of the font in the current text component or in the current selection of the rich text component
    • Increase font size - increase the size of the font in a text component or the size of the selected text in a rich text component
    • Reduce font size - decrease the size of the font in a text component or the size of the selected text in a rich text component
    • Subscript - change the selected text to subscript (only in HTML components)
    • Superscript - change the selected text to superscript (only in HTML components)
    • Align left - align the selected text to the left
    • Align center - center the selected text
    • Align right - align the selected text to the right
    • Bullets - convert the currently selected text to a bulleted text (only in rich text and HTML components)
    • Numbering - convert the currently selected text to a numbered list (only in HTML components)
    • Outdent - outdent the selected text (only in HTML components)
    • Indent - indent the selected text (only in HTML components)
  • Component color - change the color of the currently selected component
  • Alignment and size - makes it possible to size and align all components that are currently in the editing or dragging mode
  • Save as default template - save the current layout and component attributes as a template for future use in other elements
  • Apply template - apply a previously saved template to the current element
  • Component display mode buttons - change the way the components are displayed and acted upon:
    • Editing mode - set all components in the mode that makes it possible to edit texts, edit OLE objects, etc.
    • Dragging mode - set all components in the mode that makes dragging and sizing possible
    • Presentation mode - set all components in way they will be seen by the student during repetitions
  • Edit file - edit the file associated with the current component in the default editor. For example, rich text components will automatically launch your default word-processor, while HTML components will launch your default HTML editor. In the latter case you can use Internet Explorer : Tools : Internet Options : Program : HTML editor to choose your favorite editor (e.g. Expression Web, Dreamweaver, etc.)