> And Moodle 1.9 seems to use a lot of <font> tags to deal with font
> colours and sizes and such, could be different in later versions.
I hope not! The <font> tag is long 'deprecated' and will likely not be recognised by future browsers. I've just now checked in Moodle 2.1 and, pleasingly, the editor uses <span> tags with embedded styles for font styles.
As mentioned already, you don't need HTML knowledge to edit label text, though it can occasionally help. I regularly put in dividing lines in labels and section titles, which requires something along the lines of:
<hr color="#00aa00" />
which produces a green line. AFAIK there's no option in the editor to do this.
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