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Drupal 6 Content Administration by J. Ayen Green

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Creating content offline

Sometimes, we'd like to use the grammatical and formatting tools available in an application such as MS Word or OpenOffice to create content, instead of typing directly into Drupal (the reason being that an Internet connection may not always be available).

Activity 8.1: Pasting lightly-formatted text

Cutting and pasting is an activity that most computer users are familiar with. Even so, there are a couple of considerations when doing it into Drupal, and using rich text. Let's give it a try!

  1. Let's create some formatted text. Pretty much any text editor will do. We'll be using OpenOffice here, since that's what I'm using right now. We'll just create two paragraphs of lightly-formatted text (indentation, bullets, italics, ...

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