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

RichEditControlCompatibility.EnableMSWordCompatibleFieldParser Property

Enables changing parsing rules for nested fields.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraRichEdit

Assembly: DevExpress.RichEdit.v20.1.Core.dll


public static bool EnableMSWordCompatibleFieldParser { get; set; }
Public Shared Property EnableMSWordCompatibleFieldParser As Boolean

Property Value

Type Description

True, to parse and evaluate nested fields in a way similar to MS Word; otherwise, false to use the legacy parser.


The following table illustrates how the nested fields within the IF field are parsed and evaluated with different EnableMSWordCompatibleFieldParser settings. The document has the DocumentProperties.Creator property set to "Jack the Rabbit" and the DocumentProperties.Title property set to "The Manual of Rabbit Hunting".

Field Code Field Result if EnableMSWordCompatibleFieldParser = true Field Result if EnableMSWordCompatibleFieldParser = false
EnableMSWordCompatibleFieldParser_Fields EnableMSWordCompatibleFieldParser_True EnableMSWordCompatibleFieldParser_False
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