Editing functions in the TinyMCE editor

Several editing functions are built into the TinyMCE editor.

Table 1. Editing functions
Icon TinyMCE v4 Icon Name Description
Cut html
Cut*

Cuts the selected text. Not supported in all browsers; use keyboard shortcut.

Keyboard shortcut: CTRL + X

Copy html
Copy*

Copies the selected text. Not supported in all browsers; use keyboard shortcut.

Keyboard shortcut: CTRL + C

Paste html
Paste*

Pastes the selected text. Not supported in all browsers; use keyboard shortcut.

Keyboard shortcut: CTRL + V

Paste text html
Paste as Plain Text* Enables paste as plain text without source formatting.
Paste from Word html
Paste from Word* Opens a new window that allows you to copy and paste content from Microsoft Word into the HTML field.
Find html
Find* Allows you to locate text strings in the HTML field. Search above (up) or below (down) the cursor location.
Find replace html
Find/Replace* Allows you to replace the next (Replace) or all (Replace All) occurrences of a text string in the HTML field.
Undo html
TinyMCE v4 undo
Undo* Reverts the previous edit.
Redo html
TinyMCE v4 redo
Redo* Reapplies the last reverted edit.

*These options are not available with htmlArea.