Inserting Images

Inserting Images in FCKeditor is very simple. Just press the Image:Image.gif button on the toolbar. A popup window called "Image Properties" will appear. It includes four bookmarks:

Image Info


The first bookmark refers to the "Image Info"

  • URL: defines the URL address of the image. You may also use the "Browse Sever" in order to browse the files.
  • Alternative Text:puts the descriptions of the image if you want it to be different than the image name.
  • Width: specifies image width.
  • Height: specifies image height.

You may lock the image proportions by pressing the "lock symbol(above)" or you can return to the original image size by pressing the "circle arrow symbol(above)".

  • Border: specifies the size of the border you want to place around the image.
  • HSpace: defines the size of the  horizontal gap.
  • VSpace: defines the size of the vertical gap.
  • Align: specifies the alignment of the image. You can choose from: Left, Abs Bottom, Abs Middle, Baseline, Bottom, Middle, Right, Text Top or Top.

Pressing "OK" inserts the image with the specified properties.


The second bookmarks regards to "Link":


  • URL: defines the URL address of the image. You may also use the "Browse Sever" in order to browse the files.
  • Target: defines the target of the image (for advanced users). You can choose from New Window ( _blank ), Topmost Window ( _top ), Same Window ( _self ) or Parent Window        ( _parent ).


The third bookmark is the "Upload" section:


  • Upload: specifies the location of the image file on your local hard drive. You may also use "browse" if you don't want to type the location manually.

Pressing "Send it to the Server" sends the image to the server.


This bookmark is only for advanced users:


  • Id: specifies the ID of the image.
  • Language Direction: sets the language direction from left to right ( LTR ) or from right to left ( RTL ).
  • Language Code: specifies the language code e.g. en, pt, pl.
  • Long Description URL: specifies the description of the page.
  • Stylesheet Classes: specifies the name of the CSS class.
  • Advisory Title: specifies the description of the target object.
  • Style: specifies the style.