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.NET Framework 4.5.2+

DocumentProperties.Description Property

Gets or sets the explanation of the document’s content (abstract, table of contents, reference to a graphical representation of content etc.).

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.API.Native

Assembly: DevExpress.RichEdit.v23.1.Core.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.RichEdit.Core


string Description { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description

A string of text.


The Description property allows you to specify one of the core document properties, a full set of which is available with the Document.DocumentProperties property. To specify a custom document property, use the Document.CustomProperties property.

End-users can edit the Description value in the Document Properties Dialog.

Use the COMMENTS field to insert the Description value in the document.


The Description property is not supported in HTML documents.

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