Multiple lines of text can be entered to text areas. The entry length
is not limited. Text areas can only be connected to Multiple
Line Text data fields. In the properties dialog of
the text area, the Maximum Entry Length option on
the Options tab may be defined (maximum number of
characters that will be accepted in the entry).
If you select the Editor Mode setting, you can use
an HTML editor in the browser for text editing. You can configure the
toolbars and buttons of the editor yourself.
In the Available buttons column, you will find all
buttons that you can add to the editor. If you want to add an
additional button, highlight it in the column and move it, with the
help of the arrow button, to the
Selected buttons column.
With the dotted line, buttons will be combined optically into groups.
In this way, you will support a clear overview in the editor. The solid
line will be used in order to create an additional symbol bar below a
With Load standard
configuration, the settings can be reset to a Basic
configuration or the Default configuration.
Delete configuration moves all elements from the Selected
buttons column back to the Available buttons column.
arrow buttons, the order of the buttons in the editor can be
With the File upload setting, files can be uploaded
using the text editor, for example if an image will be inserted. In
addition, you can Enable directory creation here.
Here you can also define that a simple line break will be
inserted when the Enterkey is pressed.
The setting to Show menu allows the menu bar to be shown or hidden in the editor.
Show footer has the effect that the status line will show, at
the foot of the editor and depending on the position of the cursor,
which HTML element is currently being edited.
In older versions of Intrexx, the FCKEditor was
used as the editor. For applications that you have imported from older
versions into an Intrexx 5.2 portal, or have updated to version 5.2, a
compatibility mode is available to you in the editor.
Here, you can switch between the Editor types TinyMCE - the
current standard editor - and the FCKEditor.
If you use the FCKEditor, three standard settings
will be available to you in the Toolbar selection
list for the editor symbol bar. Editor skin offers
three various themes for the editor.
In addition to the File upload and Enable
directory creation settings, which you can also find in TinyMCE,
here you can activate the setting to Allow editing
of HTML source code; with this setting, you can switch to the
HTML source code via a button on the end device.