Binding contents to DataSource

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  1. Ashley
    Ashley avatar
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    Nov 2012

    Posted 11 Dec 2012 Link to this post


    I am trying to get a RadRichTextBox to be automatically populated with the contents of a field from an Oracle database. I have set up the properties in the same way that I would for a regular Windows Forms Rich Text Box - by setting the DataBindings Text property to be the BindingSource followed by the field name.

    This is working for a regular RichTextBox, however the RadRichTextBox remains empty.

    I have attached a screenshot of the Properties window so you can see exactly what I've set.

    Any ideas would be appreciated.

  2. Svett
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    Posted 14 Dec 2012 Link to this post

    Hello Ashley,

    You should use the TextFormatProvider to import plain text in RadRichTextBox:

    TxtFormatProvider provider = new TxtFormatProvider();
    this.radRichTextBox1.Document = provider.Import("Your Text");

    You can read more about format providers in the online documentation. Greetings,
    the Telerik team
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