Select default Text editor

HTML or Text editors are used wherever text input may be required, you can also insert images or videos to provide interesting content or visual support for text or create more engaging web pages using the HTML code view or other layout options. There are three editors available in Moodle; the default is TinyMCE. You may set your own preference in your Preferences.

  1. In the top right hand corner open the User Menu (click on your name) and Click on Preferences
  2. Select Editor preferences under User Account

  3. Select your preferred editor using the Text editor dropdown box. Be sure to save your changes before exiting.
  4. See more details of the tools available for each text editor below.

ATTO

The ATTO text editor provides better usability and accessibility, equation editing (TeX equation editor), emojis and allows you to the embed interactive H5P content and quiz questions. Click on each plus icon to learn more about the function of each tool or read a text-based version below.

TinyMCE

TinyMCE provides more inbuilt text editing and table tools. Click on each plus icon to learn more about the function of each tool or read a text-based version below.