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

RichEditBehaviorOptions.RightToLeftTextDirection Property

Specifies whether or not the right-to-left text direction is permitted.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraRichEdit

Assembly: DevExpress.RichEdit.v21.2.Core.dll

Declaration

[DefaultValue(DocumentCapability.Default)]
public virtual DocumentCapability RightToLeftTextDirection { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description
DocumentCapability

Default

One of the DocumentCapability enumeration values indicating the feature availability.

Property Paths

You can access this nested property as listed below:

Library Object Type Path to RightToLeftTextDirection
WinForms Controls SnapControlOptions
.Behavior.RightToLeftTextDirection
RepositoryItemRichTextEdit
.OptionsBehavior.RightToLeftTextDirection
RichEditControlOptions
.Behavior.RightToLeftTextDirection
WPF Controls RichEditControlOptions
.Behavior.RightToLeftTextDirection
Office File API RichEditControlOptionsBase
.Behavior.RightToLeftTextDirection
ASP.NET Web Forms Controls ASPxRichEditSettings
.Behavior.RightToLeftTextDirection

Remarks

The RightToLeftTextDirection property affects the behavior of the following commands:

  • ToggleParagraphRightToLeftCommand

  • ToggleParagraphLeftToRightCommand

  • ToggleParagraphAlignmentArabicJustifyCommand

  • ToggleParagraphAlignmentArabicJustifyGroupCommand

  • ToggleParagraphAlignmentJustifyHighCommand

  • ToggleParagraphAlignmentJustifyLowCommand

  • ToggleParagraphAlignmentJustifyMediumCommand

The ToggleParagraphRightToLeftCommand and ToggleParagraphLeftToRightCommand commands are executed by the Left-To-Right Text Direction and Right-To-Left Text Direction buttons on the Home ribbon tab and by the Right-to-left and Left-to-right radio buttons in the Paragraph dialog.

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paragraph_dialog

The ToggleParagraphAlignmentArabicJustifyCommand, ToggleParagraphAlignmentArabicJustifyGroupCommand, ToggleParagraphAlignmentJustifyHighCommand, ToggleParagraphAlignmentJustifyLowCommand and ToggleParagraphAlignmentJustifyMediumCommand are executed by the Justify drop-down menu items on the Home ribbon tab. These items are also available in the Alignment list in the Paragraph dialog.

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The property also affects the Table Direction option specified in the Table Properties dialog.

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These UI items are visible to users who have RTL languages installed on their machine.

The DocumentCapabilitiesOptions.ParagraphFormatting property also affects the availability of the above-mentioned commands. This options has a priority over the RightToLeftTextDirection.

Use the RichEditBehaviorOptions.EastAsianTextAlignment property to manage the ToggleParagraphAlignmentDistributeCommand and ToggleParagraphAlignmentThaiDistributeCommand commands’ availability.

See Also