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.NET Framework 4.5.2+

RichEditDocumentServer.BeforeEncodingDetection Event

Occurs before detection of the loaded plain text or HTML encoding.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraRichEdit

Assembly: DevExpress.RichEdit.v22.1.Core.dll


public event EventHandler<BeforeEncodingDetectionEventArgs> BeforeEncodingDetection

Event Data

The BeforeEncodingDetection event's data class is BeforeEncodingDetectionEventArgs. The following properties provide information specific to this event:

Property Description
Encoding Gets or sets the document encoding.
Handled Gets or sets whether the event is handled.
Stream Obtains a stream with document data.


The BeforeEncodingDetection event is raised when the RichEditDocumentServer attempts to detect encoding of the plain text or HTML text being imported. Handle this event to specify a custom encoding instead of the detected encoding.

The event fires only if the PlainTextDocumentImporterOptions.AutoDetectEncoding or HtmlDocumentImporterOptions.AutoDetectEncoding property is set to true.

private void RichEditDocumentServer_BeforeEncodingDetection(object? sender, BeforeEncodingDetectionEventArgs e)
    e.Encoding = Encoding.UTF8;
    e.Handled = true;
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