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Working with the Element Tree

The HTML Editor now allows you to apply formatting based on the individual elements in your issue. While you can still highlight text and apply a format (i.e. Bold, Font Arial), a more precise way to do that now exists.

 

1. Place your cursor in the text (or element) you want to change.

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This will then display the Element Tree at the bottom of the editor. Your text is nested inside these elements. In this example, my text is inside a font tag, that is inside a font tag, that is in a paragraph, that is in a cell, that is in a row, that is in a table body, that is in a table which is in the message body.

 

2. Click the element you want to change the format of

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This will highlight all of the text in that element.  Usually the element you want to click is the one to the far right and it doesn't have to be a font element (e.g. span, div, p).

 

3. Any formatting you change will be applied to that text

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If your formatting doesn't take effect, it is because another element farther to the right on the tree is overriding it.

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