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Section Columns

With the Section Columns feature, RadRichTextBox allows you arrange the text in a Section into columns. This article will show you how to use the predefined UI to arrange the text into columns with equal or different width.

Figure 1: Text laid out in columns

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Create Section Columns

The Page Layout tab of RadRichTextBoxRibbonUI allows you set different types of section columns.

Figure 2: Section columns menu

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  • One: Represents a single text column.

  • Two: Represents two text columns with equal width.

  • Three: Represents three text columns with equal width.

  • Left: Represents two text columns where the left one has a smaller width than the right one.

  • Right: Represents two text columns where the right one has a smaller width than the left one.

  • More Columns...: Opens the Section Columns Dialog that allows you set columns with custom width and spacing.

Figure 3: Left option applied on a section

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Changing the Width of a Section Column

When the Section contains columns with equal width, you can customize the width of a column through the Document Ruler. When the caret is positioned on a column, a thumb appears that allows you change the width by dragging it.

Figure 3: Customizing the width of a column

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Another approach for applying different settings to section columns is through the Columns dialog.

Figure 4: Customizing the width and spacing of columns using dialog

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