How do I use the Rich Content Editor in the Student app on my Android device?

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You can use the Rich Content Editor to edit and format text in the Student app. The Rich Content Editor is available in Announcements and Discussions.

View Rich Content Editor

View Rich Content Editor

You can use the Rich Content Editor when editing posts and replies in Announcements and Discussions.

The Rich Content Editor allows you to format text [1], attach images [2], or add links [3]. You may have to swipe your screen to the left or right to view all Rich Content Editor icons.

Format Text

Format Text

To undo your last action, tap the Undo icon [1]. To redo what was previously undone, tap the Redo icon [2].

To bold text, tap the Bold icon [3]. To italicize text, tap the Italics icon [4]. To underline text, tap the Underline icon [5].

To stop using bold, italics, or underline formatting, tap the Bold, Italics, or Underline icon again.

Change Text Color

Change Text Color

To change the text color, tap the Color icon [1]. Then tap the color you want to use [2].

Create List

Create List

To format text as a bulleted list, tap the Bulleted List icon [1]. To format text as a numbered list, tap the Numbered List icon [2].

Insert Image

Insert Image

To insert an image, tap the Image icon.

Select Image Option

Select Image Option

To take a photo from your camera, tap the Take photo link [1].

To select an image from your device, tap the Choose photo from Gallery link [2].

Add Link

Add Link

To add a link, tap the Link icon.

Link to Website URL

Link to Website URL

Enter the link title in the Text field [1] and the link URL in the Link field [2]. Then tap the Done link [3].

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