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ShapeCollection.InsertTextBox(DocumentPosition) Method

Inserts a text box.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.API.Native

Assembly: DevExpress.RichEdit.v19.2.Core.dll

Declaration

Shape InsertTextBox(
    DocumentPosition pos
)
Function InsertTextBox(
    pos As DocumentPosition
) As Shape
Shape InsertTextBox(
    DocumentPosition pos
)
Function InsertTextBox(
    pos As DocumentPosition
) As Shape
Shape InsertTextBox(
    DocumentPosition pos
)
Function InsertTextBox(
    pos As DocumentPosition
) As Shape

Parameters

Name Type Description
pos DocumentPosition

The position of a text box's anchor.

Parameters

Name Type Description
pos DocumentPosition

The position of a text box's anchor.

Parameters

Name Type Description
pos DocumentPosition

The position of a text box's anchor.

Returns

Type Description
Shape

A shape with a text.

Returns

Type Description
Shape

A shape with a text.

Returns

Type Description
Shape

A shape with a text.

Remarks

The InsertTextBox method positions a floating text box at the beginning of the first paragraph on the page that contains the floating object's anchor.

Document document = server.Document;
document.AppendText("Line One\nLine Two\nLine Three");
Shape myTextBox = document.Shapes.InsertTextBox(document.CreatePosition(15));
myTextBox.HorizontalAlignment = ShapeHorizontalAlignment.Center;
// Specify the text box background color.
myTextBox.Fill.Color = System.Drawing.Color.WhiteSmoke;
// Draw a border around the text box.
myTextBox.Line.Color = System.Drawing.Color.Black;
myTextBox.Line.Thickness = 1;
// Modify text box content.
SubDocument textBoxDocument = myTextBox.TextBox.Document;
textBoxDocument.AppendText("TextBox Text");
CharacterProperties cp = textBoxDocument.BeginUpdateCharacters(textBoxDocument.Range.Start, 7);
cp.ForeColor = System.Drawing.Color.Orange;
cp.FontSize = 24;
textBoxDocument.EndUpdateCharacters(cp);
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