Functions in RTF editor
This topic describes the functions in the RTF editor, available with BMC Remedy Mid Tier version 9.1.03 and later.
The following table provides the details of the functions that you can perform in the RTF editor:
List of functions available in RTF editor
|Function||Description||Type of editor|
|Sets paragraph formatting style. Such as, headings, address.||Pop-up editor|
|Selects the font type and point size from the list.||Inline editor and Pop-up editor|
|Selects the text color and text background from the list.||Inline editor and Pop-up editor|
|Makes the selected text bold, italicized, underlined, or strikethrough.||Inline editor and Pop-up editor|
|Makes the selected text subscript, superscript, and clears formatting.||Pop-up editor|
|Finds and replaces text.||Pop-up editor|
|Increases or decreases the selected text's distance from the left margin.||Pop-up editor|
|Sets the paragraph so that it aligns evenly on the left, center, right, and justifies the text.||Pop-up editor|
|Creates an ordered or an unordered list.||Pop-up editor|
|Inserts a link to any URL, to a bookmark or to an email. The unlink icon removes the created link. For more information, see Adding and removing a link.||Pop-up editor|
|Creates a bookmark in a document that is referred through a URL. For more information, see Creating a bookmark.||Pop-up editor|
|Inserts an image into the RTF field. For more information, see Adding an image.||Pop-up editor|
|Inserts a table into the RTF field. For more information, see Adding a table.||Inline editor and Pop-up editor|
|Adds an expandable section to provide additional information.||Pop-up editor|
|Adds special formatting features, such as a horizontal rule, smiley, and special characters.||Pop-up editor|
|Removes, copies, and pastes selected text to and from the clipboard.||Pop-up editor|
|Removes the last 30 changes made in the RTF editor or reverses the undo action.||Pop-up editor|
Adding and removing links
You can perform following actions with the Link icon.
|Link to a web page|
|Link to a Bookmark|
|Link to an Email message|
Click the Unlink icon to remove the links.
Creating a bookmark
Click the bookmark icon to create a bookmark.
- Select the text in the pop-up editor for which you want to create a bookmark.
- Click the bookmark icon.
- In the Bookmark Properties dialog provide a name for the bookmark.
- Click OK.
The following screenshot illustrates the bookmarked text displayed in blue color with a blue dashed border.
You can edit the bookmark name and can remove the bookmark by right clicking it. You can also create a link to the bookmark. For more information, see Adding link to a bookmark.
Adding an image
Click the Image icon to add an image to a character field. The image is accessible through a URL.
- Specify the URL to access the image.
You can also define alternative text for the image.
- (Optional) Set the options for height, width, border, Hspace, Vspace, and alignment.
- Click OK.
You can preview the image in the Preview pane before adding it to the field.
Adding a table
You can use the Tableicon to insert a table in an RTF field or to modify the properties of a selected table. The Table Properties dialog box allows you to design a table with advanced options.
In the RTF editor, when you right-click the table, you can perform following operations:
- Paste contents in the table.
- Insert cells, rows, and columns (before or after).
- Merge cells (right or down).
- Split cells (horizontal and vertical).
- Set cells properties.
- Set table properties.
- Delete cells, rows, and columns.
- Edit and remove division.
- Delete the table.