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  • Rich Document Model Support

    Leverage a complete rich text editing experience with support for Lists, Tables, Inline and Floating Images, Hyperlinks, Bookmarks and Comments.

  • Intuitive Editing Experience

    The RichTextEditor in Telerik UI for WinForms by Progress offers an intuitive Microsoft Word-like editing experience, thanks to the specially built RichTextEditorRibbonBar component, context menus, mini toolbars, RadRichTextEditorRuler and dozens of dialogs designed to gear the control’s functionality.

  • Import and Export

    This control enables you to import and export files to and from DOCX, RTF, HTML, XAML and TXT, as well as export files to PDF, without writing a single line of code.

  • Performance

    Ensure quick loading even of larger documents. Further editing can be performed without a significant performance hit due to the built-in UI Virtualization.

  • Predefined Styles

    Take advantage of a rich pallet of predefined styles, or create your own custom styles and apply them to text and tables from the Styles and Table styles galleries.

  • Different Views and Printing

    Use a standard text box layout (web layout) or a paged view with various sizes and headers and footers. Utilize the printing functionality that comes out-of-the-box with WinForms RichTextEditor.

  • Format Painter Support

    The Format Painter is a great tool to adjust and specify the formatting of a piece of text or data to match the styling of the rest of the document. With the Format Painter in Telerik UI for WinForms RichTextEditor you and the end users of your application will be able to have more control over the styling of their documents and perform formatting actions faster

  • Paste Options

    Convenient options enabling end users to determine how to handle the styles when pasting content in the RichTextEditor control are available, allowing to Paste and keep the source formatting, Merge the formatting or Paste as plain text.

  • SpellChecker

    The integrated Spell Checker of WinForms RichTextEditor provide on-the-fly proofing all without leaving the document UI.

  • Track Changes

    Track all changes made in the document and separate them semantically, as well as visually, from the rest of the content.

  • Mail Merge

    Create or open existing templates and fill in different data taken from database, spreadsheet or any other source. Preview the results in the RichTextEditor or proceed with exporting.

  • Fields and Document Variables

    Fields are a convenient way to show non-static data (current date, page number, author field and so on) in the document, while document variables provide a mechanism to store information in the document.
  • Watermark

    Watermarks are text or pictures that appear behind document text. They often add interest or identify the document status.
  • Code Block

    Code blocks enable users to add source code fragments to their documents and use the existing functionality to format and style those fragments. This can be done programmatically or via the Code dialog.
  • Section Columns

    RadRichTextEditor supports continuous section breaks, which allow entering a section break and starting a new section on the same page. This is very useful for creating a formatting change, such as displaying different number of columns on a page.

  • References

    • Footnotes and endnotes (or just notes) are used in documents and books to show the source of borrowed material or to enter explanatory or supplementary information
    • Bibliographic references represent links (in the form of text) to documents, books, films and everything that can be cited in a Word document
    • Cross-References represent fields that refer to a part of the document
    • Captions can be created for tables and figures
  • Find & Replace, History, Undo/Redo and Read Only Ranges

    • Find & Replace: RadRichTextEditor provides an API and UI to search the document and replace certain strings within it
    • History: RadDocument enables you to track the history of any actions taken against the loaded document
    • Undo/Redo: The control offers built-in multilevel undo/redo
    • Read Only Ranges: You can define certain ranges in a document to be non-editable
  • Document Protection

    WinForms RichTextEditor allows you to define different editing restrictions and enforce them on different parts of the document. 

  • Built-in API

    RadRichTextEditor features API which enables users to append one RadDocument instance to another or to insert one RadDocument instance at specified position of another RadDocument. Utility class settings aids the handling of merging conflicts if such arise. 
  • Integration with the Image Editor Control

    The Image Editor Control is integrated with the RichTextEditor so that you can edit images right into your documents without resorting to other applications.

  • Right to Left and IME support

    Allow entering text in various languages, thanks to the built-in Input Method Editor and Right-to-Left support.

  • Localization Support

    Business globalization requires multi-lingual applications. RadSpellChecker supports full localization of its strings. See Localization and Right-to-Left Support for the full list of Telerik UI for WinForms controls supporting RTL and localization.
  • Extensive VS.NET Design-Time Support

    RadRichTextEditor provides rich design-time support, making customizations and configurations very easy. Some key capabilities include:

    • The control Smart Tag has the option to add a Ribbon UI to the form and automatically associate it with the RichTextEditor instance, so it’s ready to use
    • Applying themes in design time and switching between them is easy; the ThemeName property in the Smart tag automatically detects the present themes
    • Visual Style Builder, Element Hierarchy Editor and Shape Editor productivity tools provide full control over the UI
    • Options to search the forums or open online documentation are also available in the Smart Tag

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