Editor Overview

The Editor allows you to create rich textual content through a What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get (WYSIWYG) interface and generate widget value as an XHTML markup.

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Initializing the Editor

To initialize the Editor, use an existing HTML element and a jQuery selector.

    <textarea id="editor" rows="10" cols="30"></textarea>
    <script>
      $(document).ready(function(){
          $("#editor").kendoEditor();
      });
    </script>

Functionality and Features

Events

For an example on the basic Editor events, refer to the demo on using the events of the Editor.

Referencing Existing Instances

You can access an existing Editor instance by using the .data() jQuery method. After the reference is established, use the JavaScript API reference of the Editor to control its behavior.

    var editor = $("#editor").data("kendoEditor");

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