HTML Editor

Use the HTML Editor to create and format your content while ensuring consistency and aesthetic appeal.

Using the VU Collaborate HTML Editor

HTML remains a core standard for accessible content across all devices and in particular on mobile devices. Often websites, documents, and video display best when accessed via HTML rather than formats like Word or Excel.  This help guide will explain how to copy a Word or PDF document into the HTML editor and explain a few of the different editing tools available. 

Copying Word or PDF documents into the HTML Editor

1. Click on the desired unit module.

2. Click on New and select New Document.

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3. The HTML editor will appear, give the document a title.

4. In the area below the title, paste the text from your Word or PDF document.

Converting your PDF document to Word makes it easier to copy and paste text. If you want to know how to convert a PDF document in a Word document, please check Edit a PDF - Word.    

5. Click on Save and Close when the document is ready for viewing.

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HTML Editor Tools

The HTML Editor in VU Collaborate is used for news items, assessment feedback, module descriptions, emails and more. 

Below is a list of all of the different options available through the HTML editor, which appears as a toolbar at the top of a new text area.

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Further Support

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Contact ITS Service Desk on (03) 9919 2777 or via self-service for further technical support.