The ability to create inline assets, or to drag and drop child assets into an article, gives you the power to determine where child assets will appear in your articles. When not using inline assets, child assets appear at the top of the article under the title.  This feature was designed to work primarily with child image assets, but it will work with any of the asset types.

NOTE: By default, inline images with a horizontal or square orientation are scaled to 100% width of the body copy. This can vary if the related content rail (left column) is used. Inline images with a vertical orientation are scaled to 35% width of the body copy.

Creating an Inline Asset

To drag and drop a child asset, start by creating an article asset with any type of child asset.

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Then click once on the child asset to highlight it, and drag it into the desired area within the body of the article.

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To insert the child asset, release your mouse where you want the asset to appear. The asset will appear at the top of any paragraph that you release it within; if you release it between two paragraphs it will appear between the paragraphs.

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You can style your inline assets using Article Designer tools as well on Flex templates. 

Removing an Inline Asset

To remove an inline asset, right-click on the asset in the article and select Remove.

NOTE: Deleting an inline child asset does not remove it from Child assets. It must be deleted from both the body of the article and from Child assets.

How Images Appear Inline

Image assets will appear within an article without any title or descriptive information.

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When a user clicks on the image in the article it will enlarge and the caption will appear at the top of the image.

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With normal child image assets you can change the Presentation (Flex) (Zen) to make the image appear in different locations and have a different appearance. This does not apply to image assets that have been dragged into an article.

NOTE: Image, Article, Youtube, Audio, HTML, Poll, Collection, and Table Assets all work well as Inline Assets. Flash, Link, PDF, Video and ZIP Assets all work better as Child Assets.