Rich Text element

Get to know the rich text element in detail.


The Rich Text element is a powerful WYSIWYG editor that allows you to create formatted text on your snap. This means you can mix text styles like (font-size, font-weight, font-family, color, alignment, etc.)

Mode

In general we distinguish between Select and Edit mode.

Select mode

This is the mode when you just select the rich-text element. On the right-toolbar you'll see the usual settings. If you change something, it will apply to the whole rich-text content.

Edit mode

You'll enter the edit mode when you double-click on the rich-text element. In this mode you can obviously edit the content. You can select a part of the text and change the settings for that part only (e.g. its color).

Right toolbar

Let's have a look at the right toolbar and what you can configure there.

Padding

We provide an interactive User-Interface for the padding settings. Usually the top and bottom as well as the left and right paddings are linked together. But you can also change them individually by clicking on the line between them.

Video showing how to change the padding of the rich text element

In case you prefer to enter the padding values manually, you can do so by clicking on the icon-button like seen in the video above.

Advanced Styles

The rich-text elements supports the following advanced styles:

  • Opacity
  • Blur
  • Rotation
  • Tilting
  • Border-radius (default: 8px)
  • Box shadow
  • Grayscale
  • Sepia
  • Hue rotation

Alignment

Of course the rich text element can be aligned to the left, center or right. But there is more to keep in mind. As already mentioned the rich text element is a powerful wysiwyg editor. This means you can align each paragraph individually. Here you see an example how this would look like:

Mixed text alignment
Mixed text alignment

Since the rich-text element can be resized bigger than the text content (more in next section), you can also align the text content vertically (top, middle or bottom).

Resize

Initially the rich-text element is auto-sized. This means it will always grow with the content. If you want that the element has a fixed width and increase in height according to the content, you can switch to the auto height mode. Or you can resize the element manually by dragging its resize handle on the canvas.

Resize control on the right toolbar
Resize control on the right toolbar

Other settings

The other settings are pretty self-explanatory. You can change font-size, font-weight, font-family, color, line-height and letter-spacing.

Again each of those settings can be applied to the whole rich-text content or to a part of the text only.

Wild demo of the possible settings
Wild demo of the possible settings

Pro: Tip πŸ’‘

You can also apply a gradient color to the text.

Background

The background color can be applied to the whole rich text element the configured border-radius will apply to it.

Any questions?
Don't hesitate to ask them! πŸ‘‡