How do I use Buzz's rich text editor?

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Buzz's rich text editor is similar to text editors you find in Microsoft Word, Google Docs, and other word processors. It appears in various places throughout the app, but teachers will use it most when creating activities, and students will use it most when completing certain activities.

Here's a breakdown of what you can do with Buzz's rich text editor (from top, left-to-right):

  • Top row
    • Bold, italicize, strikethrough, and underline text.
    • Apply subscript and superscript formatting.
    • Choose a font.
    • Choose a font size.
    • Choose a font color.
    • Choose font highlight color.
    • Choose a paragraph format.
    • Choose line height.
    • Choose text alignment (e.g., left, center, right, or justified).
    • Create a bulleted or numbered list.
  • Bottom row

Image editor

Once you insert an image, you can click on it to make the following edits (top-to-bottom, left-to-right):

  • Top row
    • Replace the image with another file or URL.
    • Choose the alignment.
    • Remove the image.
    • Add a link to the image.
  • Bottom row

Insert image in Assessments/Practice Questions

When you choose insert image within an Assessment question, you are able to:

  • Give it a Title.
  • Provide Alternate text describing the image for accessibility.
  • Specify your desired static Width in pixels for the image.
  • Choose how to Align the image.
  • Choose whether to Display the image Inline or to Break text around it.

Once the image is inserted, you can click it to edit these settings again.

Draw tool

When you select the draw tool, the advanced editor opens. With this tool, you can:

  1. Undo your last action, redo an undone action, and reset your image entirely.
  2. Deleted a selected element and delete all elements.
  3. Draw freeform lines or straight lines.
  4. Add and edit shapes, icons, and text.
  5. Rotate and crop the image.

You can also access the Draw tool for Multiple answer graphic hot spot questions and Matching graphic questions.


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