Rich Text Button Output

The following table demonstrates the HTML and output resulting from using some of the various buttons in the Rich Text editor.

Rich Text Icon Tag Description You Type You Get
HTML tags
Link and Unlink buttons Link. Used to make various kinds of links between content. <a href=”http://music.utexas.edu“>Butler School of Music</a> Butler School of Music
Italic button Emphasized. Learn why we don’t use a Italic tag. <em>Emphasized</em> Emphasized
bold button Strong. Learn why we don’t use a Bold tag. <strong>Strong</strong> Strong
blockquote button Block quoted <blockquote>Block of text quoted</blockquote> blockquote example
Unordered list button Unordered list – use the <li> to begin each list item <ul> <li>First item</li><li>Second item</li> </ul>
  • First item
  • Second item
Ordered list button Ordered list – use the <li> to begin each list item <ol> <li>First item</li><li>Second item</li> </ol>
  1. First item
  2. Second item
By default paragraph tags are automatically added, so use this tag to add additional ones. <p>Paragraph one.</p> <p>Paragraph two.</p> Paragraph one.Paragraph two.
Div - style inserting button Div wrapper <div class=””>Division</div>
Format drop-down button Heading 2 <h2>Heading 2</h2>  heading 2 example
Format drop-down button Heading 3 <h3>Heading 3</h3> heading 3 example
Format drop-down button Heading 4 <h4>H4 Myriad</h4> heading 4 example
Media button Image Always use the Media button to insert images.
subscript button Subscripted <sub>Sub</sub>scripted Subscripted
superscript button Superscripted <sup>Super</sup>scripted Superscripted
By default line break tags are automatically added, so use this tag to add additional ones. Use of this tag is different because it is not used with an open/close pair like all the others. Use the extra ” /” inside the tag to maintain XHTML 1.0 compatibility Text with <br />line break Text with
line break
Horizontal rule button A horizontal rule <hr />