How to know if the Selection is Multiline or Singleline

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  1. Kushagra
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    May 2011

    Posted 17 Feb 2014 Link to this post

    How do we know programmatically that the selection done by the user is a single line selection and doesnt contain any combination. We want to know how will we identify if the user has selected table/images or plain text.

  2. Yancho
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    72 posts

    Posted 19 Feb 2014 Link to this post

    Hi Kushagra,

    Thank you for contacting us!

    If you are going to identify the elements in the user's selection, I would suggest you to create a new document from the selection. Then you should enumerate its table/image elements and determine whether they exist. 

    The following code-snippet demonstrates how this could be accomplished:
    if (!this.radRichTextBox.Document.Selection.IsEmpty)
        RadDocumentEditor documentEditor = new RadDocumentEditor(new RadDocument());
        documentEditor.InsertFragment(new DocumentFragment(this.radRichTextBox.Document.Selection));
        if (documentEditor.Document.EnumerateChildrenOfType<Table>().Count() > 0)
            MessageBox.Show("Contains table");
        if (documentEditor.Document.EnumerateChildrenOfType<ImageInline>().Count() > 0)
            MessageBox.Show("Contains image");

    I hope this helps!
    Let me know if you have other comments or questions.

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