Blogger has several keyboard shortcuts you can use while editing posts. They definitely work in Internet Explorer 5.5+/Windows and the Mozilla family (1.6+ and Firefox 0.9+), and might work in other browsers. Here they are:
• control + b = Bold
• control + i = Italic
• control + l = Blockquote (when in HTML-mode only)
• control + z = Undo
• control + y = Redo
• control + shift + a = Link
• control + shift + p = Preview
• control + d = Save as Draft
• control + p = Publish Post
• control + s = Autosave and keep editing
• control + g = Indic transliteration
There are lots of easy HTML tags that you can add to your text to change its appearance. This page lists some of the most common tags. If you want to learn more, please see: How can I learn more about HTML?
TEXT This text is bold.
TEXT This text is italicized.
Surround text with tags to make it bold, or with to italicize it.
TEXTRegular text goes here.
This text is in a blockquote.
Surround text with tags to indent it and set it apart from the rest of your text. Useful for quoting longer sections of other pages.
Header tags are used for various levels of headers, titles and subtitles on a page. The size choices are 1 (largest) through 6 (smallest).
TEXT This is a link to Blogger.
The text between the tags will be what your reader sees and clicks on. The URL indicated by href= is the address they will be taken to. For more information on links, please see How can I do more with links?
TEXT This is an email link.
Email links work like webpage links. Just replace http:// with mailto: and replace the URL with an email address.
2. Second list item.
• Second list item.
You can create ordered (numbered) lists with the
- tags and unordered (bulleted) lists with the
- tags. In either one, individual list items are contained in tags and get numbered or bulleted automatically. You can also nest lists, by including the complete code for a second list within the tags for the first list.
Paragraphs are blocks of text separated by blank lines.
TEXT First line.
Break tags start a new line where ever you enter them. Note that it is just a single tag, so it doesn't have to surround any text.
TEXT First line.
Horizontal lines can be used to separate anything you want. Like break tags, this are single items that don't surround text.
Colors, Fonts, Alignment and anything else you can think of...
You can adjust the precise appearance and positioning of all the elements listed above and more, through the magic of CSS. See: What else can I do with CSS?
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