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SiteManager - How do I edit textboxes?

Table of Contents

The Editing Tools Insert/Edit E-mail Link
The Edit Toolbar Insert/Edit Anchor
Insert/Edit URL Link Insert/Edit Image
Remove a Link Insert/Edit Table

The Editing Tools

SiteManager provides a full set of tools to simplify the process of editing your pages.  Please be aware that although it looks like a toolbar you would find in Microsoft Word, editing a web page differs from editing a Word document.  For example, if you hit "enter" when editing a web page, you will automatically get double spacing, also known as a paragraph break. To get single spacing you have to hit "shift"+"enter", also known as a line break.

The Edit Toolbar

Insert/Edit URL Link

  1.  Highlight the text or image you want to become a link.
  2. Click on the Insert/Edit Link   button on the toolbar.
  3. Under Link Type, select URL.
  4. Either type or paste a link in the URL box or click on Browse Server.
  5. Navigate to the page.
    1. Use the preview button to see a preview of the page.
    2. Use the link button to insert the page's URL into the URL box.
  6. To have the link open in a new browser window, click on the Target tab and from the drop down menu below Target, select New Window (_blank).

  1. Click on OK.

Remove a Link

  1. Highlight the text currently formatted as a link.
  2. Click on the Remove Link button. 

Insert/Edit E-mail Link

  1. Highlight the text you want to become a link.
  2. Click on the Insert/Edit Link   button on the toolbar.
  3. Under Link Type, select E-mail

  1. Type in the E-mail address and if desired, you can also type in the Message Subject and Message Body so that when a visitor clicks on an e-mail link, a portion of the e-mail message is created for them.
  2. Click on OK.

Insert/Edit Anchor

Anchors are used on a page to quickly take a visitor to a specific section of the page.

  1. Place the cursor at the beginning of the line where you want the anchor to be.
  2. Click on the Insert/Edit Anchor   button.
  3. Enter the name of the anchor in the Anchor Properties window that appears.
  4. To use the anchor as a link, click on the Insert/Edit Link  button.
  5. Under Link Type, select Link to anchor in the text.
  6. Select an anchor name from the drop down list.
  7. Click on OK.

Insert/Edit Image

Follow the instruction under Adding Images on “How do I add/edit images?”

Insert/Edit Table

Use tables when you need to present information that lends itself to a tabular setup.

  1. Place the cursor at the point you need the table to appear.
  2. Click on the Insert/Edit Table   button on the toolbar.

  1. Width: Measured either in pixels (200 pixels is the default) or as a percent of the module area you are in.  The width of Hamilton pages is 960 pixels.
  2. Height:  Measured in pixels.
  3. Cell Spacing: sets the amount of space between adjacent layout cells (in pixels).  This value should be less than 5
  4. Cell padding: sets the amount of space between the content of a layout cell and the cell boundary (in pixels).  This value should be less than 5.
  5. Headers:  bolds the first row, first column, or both.
  6. Border size: specifies the width, in pixels, of the table’s borders.  A border size of zero will produce a borderless table, but you will see gridlines when editing your table.
  7. Alignment:  sets the alignment of the whole table.  Since the default size of the table is 100%, the Center and Right choices will appear to have no effect.
  8. Click on OK.
  9. Once your table is in place, you can right click in a cell or on the table to see the menu of options you can use to edit your table.

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