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Toolbar Items for Working With Images

In this article we will review the built-in toolbar items for insert and edit images.

Insert Images

  • AddImageToolbarItem

Default look of the AddImageToolbarItem:

RichTextEditor AddImage

Built-in Toolbar Items for editing images

The following Built-in Toolbar itema are displayed in the RichTextEditorToolbar when image is selected:

  • EditImageToolbarItem(InsertImageToolbarItem): allows you to resize the image. In addition the toolbar allows you to pick an image (using the PickButton) if you haven't selected one.
  • CutToolbarItem(RichTextEditorToolbarItem): allows you to cut the selected HTML/image to the clipboard.
  • CopyToolbarItem(RichTextEditorToolbarItem): allows you to copy the selected HTML/image to the clipboard.
  • PasteHtmlToolbarItem(RichTextEditorToolbarItem): allows you to paste HTML/image from the clipboard.
  • RemoveImageToolbarItem(RichTextEditorToolbarItem): allows you to remove the currently selected image from the document.

How the editing toolbar looks when image is selected:

RichTextEditor AddImage

Edit Image ToolbarItem

EditImageToolbarItem allows you to resize the image and pick an image. When tapping on the EditImageToolbarItem, a dialog is displayed.

  • Text(string): Defines the Edit Icon Text
  • HeaderText(string): Defines the header text value. Default string Image
  • PickButtonText(string): Defines the text of the button that allows you to pick images. Note that PickImage event is raised when PickButton(of type Xamarin.Forms.Button) is pressed.
  • ResizeLabelText(string): Defines the text of the Resize Xamarin.Forms.Label. Default value Resize:
  • MinimumLabelText(string): Defines the text of the Minimum Xamarin.Forms.Label. Default value 0%
  • MaximumLabelText(string): Defines the text of the Maximum Xamarin.Forms.Label. Default value 100%
  • OkButtonText(string): Defines the text for Ok button. Default value Ok
  • CancelButtonText(string): Defines the text for Cancel button. Default value: Cancel
  • PopupContentStyle(Style): Defines the Style applied to the popup content.
  • PopupOutsideBackgroundColor(Color): Defines the backgrounf color applied outside of the popup content.
  • PopupContentTemplate(ControlTemplate): Defines the control template of the popup.

RichTextEditor AddImage

Insert Images example can be found inside the SDK Browser App - RichTextEditor/Features folder

ImagePickerToolbar Item

  • ImagePickerToolbarItem(Telerik.XamarinForms.RichTextEditor.PickerToolbarItem): Allows you to pick an image from a collection of pre-defined images.

RichTextEditor ImagePicker Toolbar


RichTextEditor Definition in XAML and the Toolbar definition:

        <RowDefinition />
        <RowDefinition Height="Auto" />
    <telerikRichTextEditor:RadRichTextEditor x:Name="richTextEditor"/>
    <telerikRichTextEditor:RadRichTextEditorToolbar x:Name="richTextToolbar"
                                                    RichTextEditor="{x:Reference richTextEditor}"
        <telerikRichTextEditor:ImagePickerToolbarItem x:Name="imagePicker"/>
        <telerikRichTextEditor:FontFamilyToolbarItem />
        <telerikRichTextEditor:FontSizeToolbarItem />
        <telerikRichTextEditor:BoldToolbarItem />
        <telerikRichTextEditor:UnderlineToolbarItem />

Add the namespace:


Add Images inside the ImagePickerToolbarItem ItemsSource:

private void InitializeImages()
    var resourceNames = this.currentAssembly.GetManifestResourceNames();
    var imageSources = new List<RichTextImageSource>();

    foreach (var resourceName in resourceNames)
        if (resourceName.Contains("emoji"))
            var imageSource = RichTextImageSource.FromStream(() =>
                this.currentAssembly.GetManifestResourceStream(resourceName), RichTextImageType.Png);


    this.imagePicker.ItemsSource = imageSources;

Call the InitializeImages inside the page's constructor:


Set the RichTextEditor Source:

Func<CancellationToken, Task<Stream>> streamFunc = ct => Task.Run(() =>
    string fileName = this.currentAssembly.GetManifestResourceNames().FirstOrDefault(n => n.Contains("pick-image-demo.html"));
    Stream stream = this.currentAssembly.GetManifestResourceStream(fileName);
    return stream;

this.richTextEditor.Source = RichTextSource.FromStream(streamFunc);

Custom Image Picker example can be found inside the SDK Browser App - RichTextEditor/Features folder

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