.NET Framework 4.5.2+
.NET Framework 4.5.2+
.NET Standard 2.0+

ShapeCollection.InsertTextBox(DocumentPosition) Method

Inserts a text box in the document.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.API.Native

Assembly: DevExpress.RichEdit.v20.2.Core.dll


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


Name Type Description
pos DocumentPosition

The position of the text box's anchor.


Type Description

The text box embedded in the document.


The InsertTextBox method places a text box at the beginning of the page that contains the text box's anchor. Use the Shape.ShapeFormat.TextBox.Document property to access and modify text box content.

Document document = wordProcessor.Document;
document.AppendText("Line One\nLine Two\nLine Three");
Shape myTextBox = document.Shapes.InsertTextBox(document.CreatePosition(15));
myTextBox.HorizontalAlignment = ShapeHorizontalAlignment.Center;
// Fill the text box with a 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.ShapeFormat.TextBox.Document;
textBoxDocument.AppendText("Text box");
CharacterProperties cp = textBoxDocument.BeginUpdateCharacters(textBoxDocument.Range.Start, 4);
cp.ForeColor = System.Drawing.Color.Orange;
cp.FontSize = 24;
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