Definitions of eBay Description Processor Buttons


The WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) editor for web descriptions has several controls similar to popular word processor programs.




Copy

Copies selected text or pictures to Clipboard, shortcut is Ctrl + C



Paste


Pastes contents of clipboard to location of cursor, shortcut is Ctrl + V


Cut


Removes selected content and stores it in the clipboard, shortcut is Ctrl + X


Undo

Undoes changes by one step. Clicking multiple times undoes one additional change for each click, up to 30 changes. Shortcut is Ctrl + Z



Redo


An undo button for undo. Re-applies changes by one step. Clicking Multiple times redoes multiple changes. When no more changes can be reapplied, the button is grayed out.  



Bold


Sets highlighted text to bold. Also sets future text to bold until unselected. Shortcut is Ctrl + B



Italic


Sets highlighted text to italic. Also sets future text to italic until unselected. Shortcut is Ctrl + I



Underline


Sets highlighted text to underlined. Also sets future text to underline until unselected. Shortcut is Ctrl + U



Strikethrough


Sets highlighted text to strikethrough. Also sets future text to strikethrough until unselected.



Subscript


Sets highlighted text to subscript. Also sets future text to subscript until unselected.



Superscript


Sets highlighted text to superscript. Also sets future text to subscript until unselected.




Left-alignment


Sets current paragraph or highlighted text to Left sided alignment


Center-alignment


Sets current paragraph or highlighted text to Center alignment


Right-alignment


Sets current paragraph or highlighted text to Right alignment


Bulleted list


Starts a bulleted list, or creates a bulleted list using highlighted text


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Ordered List


Starts and ordered list or creates an ordered list using highlighted text. Each new item increments the marker for each item.


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Decrease Indent


Outdents text further to the left


Increase Indent


Indents text further to the right.



Font


Drop down menu to choose a font for new or highlighted text


Font Size


Drop down menu to choose a font size for new or highlighted text


Text Style

The style drop-down menu allows you to change the formatting of any selected text.





Font Color


Menu to choose a font color for new or highlighted text.




Clicking Other colors..., then Define Custom Colors, allows you to create a color based on RGB values


Add URL


Adds a hyperlink to selected text



URL - the web address you want to link

Title - a description of the destination of the link to be displayed

Target - an HTML value that controls how the link is opened.

               For example:

                       “_blank” Opens the linked document in a new window or tab

“_self” Opens the linked document in the same frame as it was clicked (this is default)

“_parent” Opens the linked document in the parent frame

“_top” Opens the linked document in the full body of the window


Symbols


Opens a window to allow you to insert a specific symbol, usually one not normally on the keyboard.




Note: Insert symbols into the description last. Be aware of their formatting. Testing may be necessary as symbols use their own font style, which may need special care when updating a listing on shopify.



Search Box


Listing Manager will highlight any text in the description matching text typed into the Search Box







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Adding An eBay Description


Editing An eBay Description in HTML


Previewing A eBay Web Description


Adding Images To An eBay Listing


Deleting Images From An eBay Listing


eBay Item Specifics Overview

Suggested eBay Item Specific Attributes


Adding An eBay Item Specific Attribute


Removing An eBay Item Specific Attribute


Setting An eBay Listing To Ready To List


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