The following tables describes the characteristics of each of the buttons shown above in order. 


Icon Description Example Resource
Editor-Styles.png Applies formatting options to a text box.
  • Heading sizes 1-6 that will appear in the table of contents
  • Formatted (for long equations)

Formatting Options

Table of Contents


Table of Contents
Applies numbered options to Heading levels that appear in the table of contents.


Only for Headings
Removes or restarts the numbered headings used for table of contents.




Numbered Headings



Icon Description Example Resource
Link Add a link to an external webpage, another PolicyStat document, a file, or an anchored location either internal or external to the current page.


Visit our marketing page.

Email training@policystat.com

Insert Hyperlinks
With the cursor inside the hyperlinked text or image, click to remove an existing link.    
Anchor Add an anchor marker to a specific location in the document.

Link from a table of contents at the top of a policy to content headers. 

Insert Anchor Links


External Images, Tables, Lines, Symbols

Icon Description Example Resource
Insert Online Image Insert an online image by pasting the URL.   Insert Images
Insert Table

Insert a table

NOTE: Additional formatting options can now be applied

Table Example Insert Tables
Horizontal Line Insert a horizontal line to separate text sections. Horizontal Line No article
Insert Symbol Insert a special character or symbol. Insert Symbol No article
Page Break Insert page break on printed PDF version of policy. No article



Icon Description Example Resource 
Undo/Redo Undo or redo the previous action   No article


Find/Replace/Select All

Icon Description Example Resource

Find a character, word, or phrase in the content


Locate and replace a character, word, or phrase in the content


Select all characters in the content window

No article


Text Formatting

Icon Description Example Resource

Apply bold formatting to the selected text

This is the most important text
No article

Apply italicized formatting to the selected text

Slight emphasis is given here No article

Apply underline formatting to the selected text

Use underlining carefully so users don't mistake it for a hyperlink. No article

Applies a yellow highlight to the selected text.

No article

Applies a subscript format to the selected characters

C6H12O6the symbol for glucose

No article

Applies a superscript format to the selected characters

This is the 5th item in the list

No article

Removes all formatting from the selected text

  No article


List Formatting

Icon Description Example Resource
Numbered List

Adds (or removes) a numbered list

  1. Item 1
  2. Item 2
  3. Item 3
Numbered Lists

Adds (or removes) a bulleted list

  • Bullet 1
  • Bullet 2
  • Bullet 3
Bulleted Lists

Moves a list item back to the next previous indented location

   No article

Indents a list item

  No article 

Separates the text in a block quote format to make important text items stand out from the rest of the content.

No article 

Center aligns the text content within the text box.

No article 


Source Code

Icon Description Example Resource

Displays the source HTML code for the page content for more advanced formatting options

<h1><strong>Policy Statement:</strong></h1>

<p><span class="highlight">Food and Nutrition Services</span> will follow the protocol regarding<br />
proper covering and storage of garbage containers.</p>

<p class="center">This text is center aligned</p>
No article


This article applies to the following user roles:

owner.png approver.png aeditor.png amanager.png siteAdmin.png

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