“What you see is what you get” (WYSIWYG) text fields are present in some areas of CLASS. In terms of CLASS like many other web applications with WYSIWYG this means that content that you take i.e. from an external website or on a word document for example will keep its source formatting so: the colours, the font styling and sizing.
In some cases this can also bring unwanted HTML and or CSS code when you Copy paste directly form a website into CLASS which will show up when you go to print something from CLASS if it was pasted into a WYSIWYG text box.
WYSIWYG text boxes are identified by their unique tool bar or set of buttons displayed along the top border of said text box. These controls allow for some basic text manipulation as well as Hyperlinking elements i.e. Links to places outside of CLASS on the web or on your SharePoint for example.
The same above text was pasted into a WYSIWYG text box “Project Notes” ( Under the Community Module of CLASS) from this website https://loremipsum.io/ and notice the difference below the WYSIWYG text box will retain the formatting and highlighting / styling etc:
Sometimes you may want content or styling to come through such as Pasting formatted text from Word directly into the Message Board of Class to better present a Centre wide message.
But other times in particular with fields that can show up within a DIY report such as the Project Notes you may not want any extra or hidden content to come along with your copy paste.
To avoid this there are several options and you should use the one that best suits you: