Solent Online Learning for students
Using Solent Online Learning
The HTML editor screen appears whenever your need to add content to Solent Online Learning (e.g replying to a forum post, editing a journal or contributing to a wiki). You can just type text, or use the icons to add additional content and formatting.
Pasting text from elsewhere
You can cut and paste text from other Windows applications such as Microsoft Word straight into the editor, and your formatting will be preserved. Just use the Clean Word HTML button to remove some of the Word HTML from your pasted text:
If you make a mistake, use the undo and redo buttons!
In your journals and assignments, you can choose to display images from your online photo-sharing account (e.g flickr, photobucket, picasa). Find the URL for your image by right clicking on the image, selecting properties and copying the Address URL.
Then, select the Insert Image icon and enter the address in the Image URL box.
You can also browse for the image within your own computer files or USB stick. Just click on Find or upload an image.
You can use the layout options to change the alignment of the image, add a border, spacing etc.
If you see this icon you can insert video from YouTube. Just click on Find or upload an image.
You can browse for the video within your own computer files or USB stick or click on the YouTube repository link or any other online file storage places you have such as Google Docs, etc.
Adding a link
If you want to add a link to a website, select the text you want to be linked and hit the icon. Enter the web address in the Link URL box, add a title and select OK. If you want the link to open in a new window, set the appropriate Target option.
To remove a link, use the button.
To insert a table in your page, select the table icon and then choose how many rows and columns you need. Set the Border thickness to 0 if you don't want the table to be seen.
Other useful icons
- Switch to full screen
- Insert custom characters and symbols
- Find and replace text