The Updated Text Editor in Blackboard Learn - A Comparison of the Current and New Editor


Blackboard's text editor will be updated on November 5, 2020. Adding text has been simplified and it works better on both mobile devices and larger screens. There are several improvements for accessibility and some new features, too. Here is a comparison chart of the changes between the current editor and the updated editor.

The New Blackboard Text Editor 

The New Content Editor Toolbar

Bold, Italics, Underline, and Strikethrough Tool icons Tool icons
Font Style Formats Tool menu to format text
Font Size Font size menu Font size menu
Fonts Font choice menu Font choice menu
Bullets Bullet type menu Bullet type menu
Lists List type menu List type menu
Find and Replace Find and replace options