How do I edit the text in my message?

Here are different ways you can edit and format your text in the drag and drop message editor.

Main Toolbar

Text Formatting bar

Click inside a text element to show the formatting bar. All of your text editing and formatting options will be located here. You can change a paragraph to a header, set the font, make a numbered or bulleted list, and insert an image. Click on the three dot menu on the right of the main toolbar to show more options.

Text Selection Toolbar


Highlight text within a paragraph to show the formatting bar. This is where you change the style of certain text within a paragraph.

Here's a list of things you can set for your highlighted text with the text selection toolbar:

  • Bold
  • Italic
  • Underline
  • Hyperlink

Format Text with Keyboard Shortcuts

You can use basic shortcuts to format your text using Here are ways you can use your keyboard to format text when writing messages.





⌘ + b

Ctrl + b


⌘ + i

Ctrl + i


⌘ + u

Ctrl + u


⌘ + k

Ctrl + k


Markdown Keyboard Shortcuts

You can practice writing even faster with markdown keyboard shortcuts. This is when you use special characters ( * - _ # > ) and numbers to quickly add headers and format words as you type them.

What if I have issues designing my messages?

AWeber offers hundreds of templates you’re welcome to use! If you would ever find yourself wanting to modify an existing template or would like a custom template built for you to reflect your branding,our Template Team would be happy to modify existing templates or design a custom template for you!

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