What is the Text Editor?
The Text Editor is used to format text, wherever it is used in your app. It can be found at the top of the screen view in Studio, right below the list of devices used to preview your app.
Why use the Text Editor
The Text Editor is used to format text content in your apps. It is particularly suitable for text-heavy apps. Use it to make your content more readable to your users.
Options of the Text Editor
Allows selection of style to be applied to text. The following styles are available:
Configures the font of the text. Custom fonts will appear here if adding via App Settings.
Configures the text’s font size
Bolds the selected text
Italicizes the selected text
Underlines the selected text
Strikes through the selected text. Most often used to indicate text that may no longer be relevant.
Allows selecting the color to be applied to selected text
Allows selecting the color to be applied to the background behind the text
Use the applicable option to align text accordingly:
Allows the selected text to be listed as bullet items. Choose styles from the dropdown.
Allows the selected text to be listed as numbered items. Choose styles from the dropdown.
Decrease or increase indentation of selected text
Inserts quotation marks between selected text
Makes the selected text a subscript
Makes the selected text a superscript
Inserts a table into the component. The number of columns and rows can be defined prior to insertion. Cells, rows, and columns are also configurable.
Allows the current date and/or time to be inserted
Shows a list of special characters to insert
Allows inserting of a horizontal line that will run the full width of the text section, often for dividing content.
Clears the formatting for the selected text
Allows links to be inserted and configured. For more information, see Configure Links.