Help / Automatic Application Features (AAF) / AAF on Edit controls
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  • How to?
  • Enabling the formatting toolbar for HTML controls
  • Feature available in AAF
  • Font used by default in the HTML toolbar
  • Using the HTML formatting toolbar
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The HTML Edit control: Automatic formatting toolbar
In HTML Edit controls, a formatting toolbar can be automatically displayed when the control becomes editable. Formatting options are then automatically managed.
How to?

Enabling the formatting toolbar for HTML controls

To enable the formatting toolbar for HTML controls:
  1. Open the description of an HTML Edit control. The edit control is an "HTML text" control.
  2. In the "General" tab, indicate whether the control uses an HTML toolbar:
    Selecting the display mode of the formatting toolbar
    To select the options available in the toolbar, click "Toolbar settings...".
  3. Validate.

Feature available in AAF

In an HTML Edit control, the HTML toolbar is always visible or is automatically displayed (depending on the option selected in the "General" tab of the control description window).

Font used by default in the HTML toolbar

At runtime, the HTML toolbar is initialized with the font, size and font attributes specified in the control description. This font can be modified programmatically with the font properties.
Using the HTML formatting toolbar
Below is the default HTML bar:
This bar allows you to choose:
  • The font used and its size.
    New in version 28
    Remark: These options are also available without the toolbar.
  • The text-level semantics (div, h1, etc.).
  • The font characteristics (bold, underline, italic, strikethrough).
  • The font color.
  • The highlighting color.
  • The text alignment options.
  • The bullets and the numbering.
  • The right and left indents.
  • The subscript or superscript format.
  • The characteristics of links.
  • The characteristics of images.
New in version 28
You can also:
  • insert tables:
  • choose the style of the inserted table.
  • view the HTML source code ().
The colors available by default are the ones defined by the skin of the site. Simply click the desired color. This allows you to use consistent colors in the site.
Minimum version required
  • Version 15
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Last update: 06/12/2023

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