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How to paste with paragraphs for new lines from the clipboard


Product RadEditor for ASP.NET AJAX


When pasting from notepad, there is no paragraphs for new lines coming from the clipboard, but single line breaks
tags. See the solution to learn how to configure the paste operation of RadEditor to convert the <br> to <p> tags.


RadEditor does not modify the provided content from the clipboard of the Operating System. What you can do is to modify the pasted content by attaching to the OnClientPasteHtml event property of RadEditor. You should check if the executed command (args.get_commandName()) is "Paste" and replace the <br> tags with paragraphs, e.g.

<telerik:RadEditor ID="RadEditor1" OnClientPasteHtml="OnClientPasteHtml" runat="server" Height="600px"></telerik:RadEditor>
    function OnClientPasteHtml(editor, args) {
        var toPaste = args.get_value();
        toPaste = toPaste.replace(new RegExp("<br>", "ig"), "</p><p>");
        toPaste = toPaste.replace(/(<br\/>)+/gi, "</p><p>");
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