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4. Edit content

MindTouch provides a very robust text editor. This article looks at some of the most common ways to make authoring easy.


Create links

To create a link, simply add some text to your page. Highlight the text and click the link icon in our editor:



Link content

The link dialog allows you to search for articles or browse a hierarchy. Either way, you get the choice of selecting the appropriate article to link to.

Browse for an article or file

Search for an article or file

Link to an external URL

To link to an external URL, simply type your full URL in the Link To field:

Open your link in a new window

Finally, if you want to force your link to open in a new window, simply choose the Open in new window radio button under Link options:


Work with styles

The styles drop-down menu allows authors to add some variance to their standard paragraph text:


Which styles are the most often used?

<pre> Format: Commonly referred to as the code syntax highlighter; used to document programming language code:


Blockquote: Similar to quotations in magazines, using block quotes to point out reminders and pro-tips about your product:


Comment: This is an inline comment that is only displayed to pro members when editing a page; think of these as internal instructions during the editing process:


More style options

►   Review all style options

We haven't scratched the surface

We really haven't, but this should be enough to get you started editing. Looking to learn about all of the different options in the editor?

►   Review our extended documentation

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