[Breaking Change] OnClientPasteHtml not firing for DocumentManager

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  1. Edward Sudit
    Edward Sudit avatar
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    Member since:
    Aug 2012

    Posted 01 Apr 2013 Link to this post

    It appears that the latest release of Telerik DLL's is no longer finring the OnClientPasteHtml event for the DocumentManager tool in RadEditor.  We have some logic coded for this event, which has been working until we upgraded the DLL's to the latest release. 
    1. Does anyone know why this event was removed from the DocumentManager tool?
    2. Is there a workaround or fix for this so that we don't have to completely change the logic that is currently working in our production environment?

    Thank you for your assistance,
    Ed Sudit
  2. Rumen
    Rumen avatar
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    Posted 03 Apr 2013 Link to this post

    Hello Ed,

    Starting from Q3 2012 SP2, the OnClientPasteHtml event does not fire the commands related to link insertion or editing. Such commands are DocumentManager, InsertLink, LinkManager and SetLinkProperties.

    The reason for this change is that in the earlier versions, there was a huge bug which appeared when selecting multiple lists and applying a link to them. This wrapped the <li> tags in a <a> tag, which was invalid XHTML.

    In the current Q1 2013 release, there is a new OnClientDomChange property, which allows to inspect the inserted link(s) tags via the Document and Link Managers and modify it (them). Here is an example:

    <telerik:RadEditor runat="server" ID="RadEditor1" OnClientDomChange="OnClientDomChange">
    <DocumentManager ViewPaths="~/" UploadPaths="~/" />
    function OnClientDomChange(editor, args) {

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    the Telerik team
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