Formatting Messages and Notes

Basis provides formatted text in composing a new message or Directory Notes. The user highlights the text and a tooltip. Select the formatting option. The selection option is highlights in gold. Refer to the available formatting options:

Text Formatting Icons

Description

Bold [B]

Bolds the highlighted text

Italics [I]

Italicizes the highlighted text

Underline [U]

Underlines the highlighted text

Numbered list icon

Creates a numbered list before the text

Click Return to continue numbering the list

Bullet list icon

Creates a bullet list before the text

Click Return to continue adding bullets

The formatting options continue as you type. To remove the formatting, highlight the text and select the bold, italics, and underline formatting option.

Keyboard Shortcuts

Description

Bold

PC: Ctrl-B

Mac: Cmd-B

Bolds the highlighted text

Italicize

PC: Ctrl-I

Mac: Cmd-I

Italicizes the highlighted text

Underline

PC: Ctrl-U

Mac: Cmd-U

Underlines the highlighted text

Undo

PC: Ctrl-Z

Mac: Cmd-Z

Click return (enter) on your keyboard to stop the numbered and bullet list.

Removes the formatting

Removes the last entered text

Numbered list

Enter the number one and a period (1.) and a space

Creates a numbered list before the text

Click Return to continue numbering the list

Bullet list

Enter an asterisk (*) and a space

Creates a bulleted list before the text

Click Return to continue adding bullets

Messages - Format Text

Notes - Format Text Example