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{{JVer|1.5}} The aim of this document is to get your hands-on a Joomla! site by showing you how an Article can be simply modified. It is one of a series of documents introducing Joomla! version 1.5.
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The aim of this document is to get your hands-on a Joomla! site by showing you how an Article can be simply modified. It is one of a series of documents introducing Joomla! version 1.5.
  
 
*An [[Article]] is the main way that content is displayed on a Joomla! site.  
 
*An [[Article]] is the main way that content is displayed on a Joomla! site.  
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If you are using one of the other editors, you will also be able to alter the colour of the text of words, as well as the background colours.
 
If you are using one of the other editors, you will also be able to alter the colour of the text of words, as well as the background colours.
<div style="border:thin solid green; margin-left:40px; background: #f5f5f5;  width: 90%;">
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<div style="border:thin solid green; margin-left:40px; background: #f5f5f5;  width: 90%; padding:8px;">
 
If you have some experience using HTML, view the HTML code. This will let you see the mark-up that the editor is using for the colours and the emphasis..
 
If you have some experience using HTML, view the HTML code. This will let you see the mark-up that the editor is using for the colours and the emphasis..
 
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This uses 'copy and Paste' to copy text (and images) somewhere else but keeps the original in the same place.. The facililty to 'cut and paste' which moves something from one place to another.
 
This uses 'copy and Paste' to copy text (and images) somewhere else but keeps the original in the same place.. The facililty to 'cut and paste' which moves something from one place to another.
 
Most people who have used a keyboard have done this - but it is worth a go here to assure yourselves that it can be done.
 
Most people who have used a keyboard have done this - but it is worth a go here to assure yourselves that it can be done.
:* use the keyboard short cuts - Ctrl-C for copy, Ctrl-X for cut and Ctrl-V for Paste. They are more reliable than the icons.
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:* use the keyboard short cuts - '''Ctrl-C for copy''', '''Ctrl-X for cut''' and '''Ctrl-V for paste'''. They are more reliable than the icons.
  
 
::Highlight the text that you want to copy or paste
 
::Highlight the text that you want to copy or paste
::Press Ctrl-c for copy or Ctrl-x for cut. If the text is cut - it is removed when you press the keys.
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::Press '''Ctrl-C''' for copy or '''Ctrl-X''' for cut. If the text is cut - it is removed when you press the keys.
 
::Position the cursor to where you wish the text to go
 
::Position the cursor to where you wish the text to go
::Press Ctrl-v to paste the text into that position
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::Press '''Ctrl-V''' to paste the text into that position
  
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You can copy/paste text from a word processor to the editor. If you do this, you will probably need to alter some of the layouts, but this does depend on how complex the layouts were in the original document. Keep it simple to start with!
You can copy/paste text from a word processor to the editor. If you do this, you will probably need to alter some of the layouts, but this does depend on how complex the layouts were in the original document.
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==Further information==
 
==Further information==
 
[[Article Management]] is a compendium of short documents about all aspects of Articles, aimed at all levels of expertise.
 
[[Article Management]] is a compendium of short documents about all aspects of Articles, aimed at all levels of expertise.
==Index to other documents in this series==
 
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[[User:LornaS|Lorna Scammell]] December 2010
 
[[User:LornaS|Lorna Scammell]] December 2010

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