Extended functions

The extended functions available for working with HTML content.

Table 1. Extended functions
Icon TinyMCE v4 Icon Name Description
Link HTML icon
TinyMCE v4 link icon
Insert/Edit Link

Configures a link for the selected text. Define the link URL, title (additional information that appears in the tool tip), and the target (same window or new window or tab).

Code reference: <a>

Unlink HTML icon
TinyMCE v4 unlink icon
Remove link* Removes the current hyperlink.
Cleanup HTML icon
Cleanup Messy Code* Fixes standard HTML errors for the selected text, such as invalid tags. Note that clicking this button may change the layout of existing content. You can click Undo to revert this action if you do not like the results.
HTML editor icon
TinyMCE v4 code icon
Edit HTML Source Opens HTML source code in a separate window. See Editing in HTML Source Mode.
Insert horizontal line HTML icon
Insert Horizontal Line Inserts a horizontal line at the current location.
Toggle guides HTML icon
Toggle Invisible Elements* Shows or hides invisible elements in the article, such as collapsed table borders.
Insert special character HTML icon
Insert Special Character* Inserts a special character (symbol) at the current cursor location. Click the button to view a list of available characters. Point to a character to view the name and HTML code. Click a character to insert it.
Image HTML icon
TinyMCE v4 image icon
Insert/Edit Image Inserts an image from the image library or an attachment. You can also add images to the image library with this feature. To learn more, see Embedding Images in HTML Fields.
Media HTML icon
TinyMCE v4 video
Insert/Edit Embedded Media Embeds a video from the video library or an attachment. You can also add videos to the video library with this feature. To learn more, see Embedding Video in HTML Fields.
Spell HTML icon
Spell Checker Checks the spelling of text in the HTML field.
Preview HTML icon
Preview* Opens a preview of the HTML field in a separate window without saving changes.
Fullscreen HTML icon
TinyMCE v4 full screen icon
Toggle Full Screen Mode* Expands the HMTL field to use the full form view for easier editing. Click the button again to return to standard form view. This feature is not available for Internet Explorer.

*These options are not available with htmlArea.