RadRichTextBox is a control that can display and edit rich-text content including formatted text arranged in pages, paragraphs, spans (runs), tables, images, etc.
Rich Text Formatting
Telerik RadRichTextBox control allows you to apply diffent rich formatting options. You can find some of them listed below.
- Bold, Italic
- Underline, Strike Through, Superscript and Subscript
- Built-in Silverlight fonts and sizes
- Text color and background
- Bullet and numbered lists
- Paragraph alignment and indentation
- Show/Hide formatting symbols
- Clear Formatting
The control allows you to display and create tables. This feature includes also support for nested tables, merging cells, setting different RowSpan and ColumnSpan, tables with auto width, header row repeating on new pages, and more. For more information, see the Table article.
You can arrange the text into columns with equal or different width and set a separator between them. Find more information on how to use this feature in the Section Columns UI and Section Columns API articles.
The Format Painter feature enables you to copy the formatting of a particular content and paste it on other elements, so you can easily achieve the desired format. For more information about this functionality, check the Format Painter topic.
A standard context menu is provided out of the box, but it can be easily customized or replaced with a user-defined menu. For more information, see the Context Menu article.
The rich text box component supports a floating toolbar that appears next to the selected element in the document. This feature is very similar to the one in MS Word, but can also be replaced with another mini toolbar. For more information, see the Selection Mini Tool Bar article.
An extensible spell checking for different languages, using the built-in or custom dictionaries. For more information, see the Spellcheck article.
The printing feature allows you to choose between HTML printing for better performance and the Silverlight printing.. For more information, see the Guidelines for Printing with RadDocument article.
Multi-level Undo/Redo Support
Telerik RadRichTextBox provides multilevel Undo/Redo support which allows past actions to be reviewed and reversed.For more information, see the History article.
Three types of layout
There are three layout types supported by the rich text box conrol - Paged, Flow (as text in an HTML page viewed in a browser) and FlowNoWrap. For more information, see the Layout Modes help article.
The built-in multi-region support enables you to perform various operations for more than one selection simultaneously. For more information, see the Selection article.
Delete, Cut, Copy and Paste in plain text (using Silverlight's build-in clipboard). Copy/Paste in internal rich-text clipboard.
For more information, see the Clipboard Support article.
Telerik RadRichTextBox allows you to load XAML, HTML, RTF, DOCX (rich-text) or TXT (plain text) into the control, you can format and edit it and then export it back to any of the above formats. The control also supports export to PDF. For more information, see the Import/Export article.
Headers and Footers
RadRichTextBox supports headers and footers in its document. For more information, see the Headers and Footers article.
Support for tracking changes as formatting changes, adding and removing text, images, hyperlinks, tables, etc. This feature is useful when different people are working on the same document. For more information, see the Track Changes article.
The control provides easy retrieval of previously marked parts of the document. For more information, see the Bookmarks article.
RadRichTextBox offers the ability to add text to the document which is not inserted directly in the page. For more information, see the Comments article.
You can define editing restrictions in the document for a set of users and groups. For more information, see the Document Protection article.
The control makes populating a template document with data easy. For more information, see the Mail Merge article.
You can extend the document model in order to serve specific needs. For more information, see the Annotations Overview article.
Footnotes and Endnotes
This feature is usually used to show the source of a material or add an explanation. For more information, see the Footnotes and Endnotes article.
This feature can be used for referencing a source in the form of text or pointing the source of a citation. For more information, see the Bibliographic References article.
References to a Heading, Caption or Bookmark can change along with their source. For more information, see the Cross-Reference article.
Captions for tables and figures
Images, tables, etc. can now be easily labeled. For more information, see the Captions for Tables and Figures article.
The control provides a mechanism used for storing information in the document. For more information, see the Document Variables article.
This feature allows you to add source code fragments in a document. For more information, see the Code Block article.