Apply a Style to an Entire ePortfolio

The Apply Styles feature allows you to easily apply your chosen style settings to additional modules.  You can either use the Apply to All New Modules option, which will cause all subsequently created modules to display your chosen style settings; or, the Apply to Existing Modules option, which will allow you to apply your chosen style settings to any existing modules of the same module-type.

Setting a Default Rich-Text Style

To use the Apply Styles feature, you will first need to use the Module Settings to select new style settings for the module. To access the Module settings, click the Edit button for your Rich-Text module (1). Under the Text heading (2), you will find the options for updating the paragraph-level text in your Rich-Text module. These include: Font Family, Font Size, Font Color, Alignment, and Padding. 

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In addition to paragraph-level text, the Advanced Customization section (3) allows you to independently select styles for Headings, Quotes, Equations, Links, Bullet Lists, and Number Lists within your Rich-Text module.

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When you are satisfied with your new style settings, select the Apply Styles icon to the right of the Customize Style heading (4)

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Set Style as Default

When you select the Apply Styles icon, you will be given two options: Apply to All New Modules, or Apply to Existing Modules.  Select "Apply to All New Modules"

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You will now be able to review the list of all your chosen style settings in the active module.  If you would like to exclude a particular setting at the last minute, simply uncheck the blue checkbox next to the style element (1).  Doing so will return that particular style element to the system default.

When you are satisfied with your style settings, select Apply Style (2).

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With your new default style set, all subsequent Rich-Text modules that you add to the ePortfolio will display your chosen style settings.

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Apply to Existing Text Modules

The Apply to Existing Text Modules option will allow you to apply your chosen style settings to existing modules of the same module-type in your ePortfolio.  After selecting Apply to Existing Text Modules, you can review your chosen style settings on the left-side of the page (1). The right-side of the page displays the organizational hierarchy of pages, subpages, and modules in your ePortfolio (2).  By default, all existing Rich-Text modules are selected, but can be individually excluded from the style settings by unchecking the respective blue checkbox (3). Other module types, which cannot receive the Rich-Text style settings, are marked by a grey checkbox (4).  The chosen style setting will only be applied to modules with a blue checkmark.

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Reverting to Default Styles

To return a particular style element to the original default, simply hover over the name of the style element.  This will cause the original default setting to appear, along with a button that reads “Default.” Clicking this button will return the setting to the original default setting.

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For a list of style options that can be used with the Apply Styles feature, please see the following article:

Module Style Properties

 

 

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