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Add Rich Text (Text, Tables, YouTube Videos, etc.)

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  1. StepsActions
  2. From the Catalyst account page, click the name of the CommonView workspace to which you want to add content.
  3. On the menu on the left, click the view to which you want to add content. You will move to the selected view.
  4. Click Add content (found immediately underneath the title of the view). The drop-down menu will open, displaying six options: Rich text, Catalyst Tool, Files, Link, RSS Feed, or Google Calendar.
  5. Choose Rich text to add text, links, images, and tables to the view. Use the text editor to create and format your content.
  6. To add an optional title or description for the rich text content item, hover your mouse and click in the highlighted area. Enter the title or description in the space provided.
  7. Click Save.

Edit a Rich Text Content Item

To edit the content of a rich text item, follow the steps below:

  1. StepsActions
  2. Hover the mouse over the content and click Edit. The rich text box will appear.
  3. Use the rich text editor to add, remove or change content. Get help using the Rich Text Editor.
  4. When you are done making changes, click Save. To discard changes, click Cancel.