Pro Tip: Use HTML to Format Description Text

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You can use some HTML tags to format the text in Description fields.

Available tags: <a href>, <b>, <br>, <em>, <i>, <ul>, <li>, <h1> through <h6>, <span>, <strong>, and <u>

In Builder, you can manually edit the HTML for a description field, or you can include HTML in your template spreadsheet when importing data.

Note: HTML is only available in Description fields.


Using HTML When Manually Typing a Description

In Builder, open your guide and click on your Schedule or any Custom List. Then click “New”, or click on any existing session / list item to open it. This will bring you to a screen where you can add/edit details.

To access the HTML viewer, click on the <> button in the toolbar above the description field. In the HTML viewer, you can use HTML tags to modify the description. 

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Including HTML in a Template Import Spreadsheet

When you use a Schedule Template and/or a Custom List Template, you can include HTML formatting in the Description field for your sessions and/or list items. 

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Click here for information on importing a Schedule Template.

Click here for information on importing a Custom List Template.


Common HTML Tags

Text Effects (Bold, Italics, Underline)

  • A <strong>bold</strong> explorer — A bold explorer
  • <em>A Book About Writing</em> — A Book About Writing
  • The <u>awesome</u> guide — The awesome guide

Links

Website

Email Address

Phone Number

 


Need more help? Check out an awesome HTML reference over at W3Schools.

Questions about building your guide? Reach out to us at support@guidebook.com.

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