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RadEditor-restricting the characters up to 2000 character
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Prakash
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Prakash asked on 11 Apr 2016, 11:43 AM
We are using Telerik Web UI component version 2015.1.310.40

We have below issue while posting the message in RadEditor, we are validating and restricting the characters up to 2000 character.

Issue 1: We are losing the format while pasting the text from WordPad where it is working from MS-Word

Issue 2: There were some issues while validating the count (number of character) when keying and pasting, is there any defined method to use?

<telerik:RadEditor EditModes="Design" ID="txtMessage" OnClientLoad="OnClientLoad"
                                                            CssClass="radEMailDiv" runat="server" BackColor="White" EnableResize="false"
                                                           StripFormattingOnPaste="MSWord" OnClientCommandExecuted="getCount">

Please suggest the solution to be used.

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Ianko
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answered on 14 Apr 2016, 06:39 AM
Hello Prakash,

First you should read more about how pasting works in RadEditor—http://docs.telerik.com/devtools/aspnet-ajax/controls/editor/managing-content/pasting-content/overview. As you would see, it is the browser's responsibility to transform clipboard data from desktop apps to web apps. That said, you will see that using even a plain editable DOM element (like this one here—https://jsbin.com/godusoqela/edit?html,output) the same results will happen when pasting from WordPad.


As for validation, there is no built-in approach to validate text while  pasting and typing. This is a functionality that should be further handled by using the client-side event handlers—http://docs.telerik.com/devtools/aspnet-ajax/controls/editor/client-side-programming/events/overview


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Ianko
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