.NET Framework 4.5.2+
.NET Framework 4.5.2+
.NET Standard 2.0+
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Document.DefaultParagraphProperties Property

Provides access to default paragraph formatting for the current document.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.API.Native

Assembly: DevExpress.RichEdit.v19.1.Core.dll


ParagraphPropertiesBase DefaultParagraphProperties { get; }

Property Value

Type Description

A ParagraphPropertiesBase interface that enables you to specify paragraph properties.


The following code snippet illustrates how to apply default character and paragraph formatting to a newly created document. The RichEditControl.EmptyDocumentCreated event is handled and the Document.DefaultParagraphProperties and Document.DefaultCharacterProperties settings are modified.

Private Sub RichEditControl1_EmptyDocumentCreated(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs)
    richEditControl1.Document.DefaultCharacterProperties.ForeColor = Color.Red
    richEditControl1.Document.DefaultParagraphProperties.Alignment = DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.API.Native.ParagraphAlignment.Center
    richEditControl1.Document.AppendText("Document created at " & Date.Now.ToLongTimeString())
End Sub
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