SharePoint RichText Boost provides an additional toolbar for SharePoint RichText editor. It extends the functions of default SharePoint RichText editor without replacing SharePoint RichText editor or creating a new column type. SharePoint RichText Boost lets you increase/decrease size of SharePoint RichText editor area without posting back; insert images/flashes as specified size without inputting a full URL and display them correctly; upload files as attachments and insert them as hyperlink without inputting full URLs.
- Increase/decrease size of SharePoint RichText editor area without posting back. By default, users can't adjust the size of SharePoint RichText editor area when editing an item; it is inconvenient when users want to input large text or insert large images or tables etc. With SharePoint RichText Boost toolbar, users can freely increase/decrease height/width of the SharePoint RichText editor area. These operations are completed on the client side without posting back to server.
- Upload and insert images as item attachments with SharePoint RichText editor. With default SharePoint RichText Editor, user must input a full URL when inserting an image. If to insert images into SharePoint RichText editor as attachments of the editing item, you may save-open the item many times for inserting images to RichText editor, which is inconvenient. With SharePoint RichText Boost, you can click "insert attached image" button on the additional toolbar and a dialog popup. Then you can upload image files in this dialog, and the image files will be saved as the attachments of the item. Finally you can select any attachment and insert it into SharePoint RichText editor.
- Upload and insert flashes as attachments with SharePoint RichText editor. Currently it is impossible for user to directly insert a flash into RichText editor and show the flash when display the item, but with SharePoint RichText Boost toolbar, you can insert and display flash conveniently as inserting and displaying image with SharePoint RichText Editor. After you insert flashes and save the item, you can see the flash running at everywhere the item is displayed, for example, display form, list view, web part etc.
- Upload and insert files as hyperlink in SharePoint Rich Text editor area. Often you may want to insert many attachments to the item and display them in a Rich Text area, for example, you’d like attach a document to a wiki page and other people can click the link to download or open it. With default SharePoint Rich Text Editor, you should upload the documents and save the item, then reopen the item, finally copy the URL to the Rich Text Editor, which is so inconvenient. With SharePoint RichText Boost, you can click “insert attached hyperlink” button on the additional toolbar and a dialog popup. Then you can upload files,and the files will be saved as the attachments of the item, while the hyperlink with document icon (if selected) will be added into the Rich Text Editor directly.