Command identifiers

Here is a list of the currently exposed editor commands. All these commands are provided by tinymce and not by the browsers internal commands. These commands can be executed using the execCommand function.

Command Core/Plugin Description
Bold Core Toggles bold formatting to selection.
Italic Core Toggles italic formatting to selection.
Underline Core Toggles underline formatting to selection.
Strikethrough Core Toggles strikethough formatting to selection.
Superscript Core Toggles superscript formatting to selection.
Subscript Core Toggles subscript formatting to selection.
Cut Core Cuts the selected contents and puts in into users clipboard.
Copy Core Copies the selected contents and puts in into users clipboard.
Paste Core Pastes the current clipboard contents into the editor.
Unlink Core Removes any links from the current selection.
JustifyLeft Core Left aligns the current text block/image.
JustifyCenter Core Center aligns the current text block/image.
JustifyRight Core Right aligns the current text block/image.
JustifyFull Core Full aligns the current text block/image.
JustifyNone Core Removes any alignment to the selected text.
InsertUnorderedList Core Inserts an unordered list into the editor.
InsertOrderedList Core Inserts and ordered list into the editor.
ForeColor Core Changes the text color of the text. The value passed in should be the color.
HiliteColor Core Changes the background color of the text. The value passed in should be the color.
FontName Core Font name to apply to the text. The value passed in should be the font family name.
FontSize Core Font size of the text. The value passed in should be the font size 1-7.
RemoveFormat Core Removes any formats from the current selection.
mceBlockQuote Core Wraps the selected text blocks into a block quote.
FormatBlock Core Changes the format of the current block. The value passed in should be the block name for example H1 or P.
mceInsertContent Core Inserts contents at the current selection. The value passed in should be the contents to be insterted.
mceToggleFormat Core Toggles a specified format by name. The value is the name of the format to toggle.
mceSetContent Core Sets the contents of the editor. The value is the contents to set as the editor contents.
Indent Core Indents the current selection.
Outdent Core Outdents the current selection.
InsertHorizontalRule Core Inserts a horizontal ruler.
mceToggleVisualAid Core Toggles the visual aids for tables without borders etc.
mceInsertLink Core Inserts a link at the current selection. The value is the url to add to the link(s). 
selectAll Core Selects all contents in the editor.
delete Core Deletes the current selection from the editor.
mceNewDocument Core Removes all contents of the editor.
Undo Core Undoes the last change to the editor. 
Redo Core Redoes the last change to the editor.
mceAutoResize autoresize Auto resizes the editor to the contents.
mceShowCharmap charmap Opens the charmap dialog.
mceCodeEditor code Opens the code editor dialog.
mceDirectionLTR directionality Changes the directionality to LTR.
mceDirectionRTL directionality Changes the directionality to RTL.
mceFullPageProperties fullpage Opens the fullpage dialog.
mceFullscreen fullscreen Toggles fullscreen mode.
mceImage image Opesn the insert image dialog.
mceInsertDate insertdatetime Inserts the current date as a human readable string.
mceInsertTime insertdatetime Insert the current time as a human readable string.
mceInsertDefinitionList lists Creates a definition list.
mceNonBreaking nonbreaking Inserts a non breaking space.
mcePageBreak pagebreak Inserts a page break.
mcePreview preview Displays a preview of the editor contents.
mcePrint print Prints the current page.
mceSave save Saves the current editor contents.
SearchReplace searchreplace Opens the search/replace dialog.
mceSpellcheck spellchecker Toggles spellchecking on/off.
mceInsertTemplate template Inserts a template the value should be the template HTML to process and insert.
mceVisualBlocks visualblocks Toggles visual blocks on/off.
mceVisualChars visualchars Toggles visual characters on/off.
mceMedia media Opens the insert/edit media dialog,
mceAnchor anchor Opens the insert/edit anchor edialog.
mceTableSplitCells table Splits the current merge table cell.
mceTableMergeCells table Merges the selected cells or opens a dialog if there is no cell selection.
mceTableInsertRowBefore table Inserts a row before the current row.
mceTableInsertRowAfter table Inserts a row after the current row.
mceTableInsertColBefore table Inserts a column before the current column.
mceTableInsertColAfter table Inserts a column after the current column.
mceTableDeleteCol table Deletes the current column.
mceTableDeleteRow table Deletes the current row.
mceTableCutRow table Cuts the current row into table clipboard.
mceTableCopyRow table Copies the current row into table clipboard.
mceTablePasteRowBefore table Paste the clipboard row before the current row.
mceTablePasteRowAfter table Paste the clipboard row after the current row.
mceTableDelete table Deletes the current table.
mceInsertTable table Opens the insert table dialog.
mceTableRowProps table Opens the table row properties dialog.
mceTableCellProps table Opens the table cell properties dialog.
mceEditImage imagetools Opens the edit image dialog.