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RichEditControl.ActiveViewType Property

Gets or sets the type of the View, currently used by the RichEditControl to show the document. This is a dependency property.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.RichEdit

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.RichEdit.v23.2.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Wpf.RichEdit


public RichEditViewType ActiveViewType { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description

A RichEditViewType enumeration value, specifying the active View type.

Available values:

Name Description

Specifies that the control is in a simple mode used for simple text and web pages. This mode shows how the document looks as a website.


Specifies that the control is in a draft mode.


Specifies that the control is in a print layout mode. In this mode, the control displays pages with all formattings applied.


Use the RichEditControl.ActiveViewType property to change the View. End users can change the current view using the Document Views buttons on the View ribbon tab.


These buttons execute the following commands:

The RichEditControl.ActiveViewChanged event is raised when the active view changes.

The RichEditControl.ActiveView property provides access to the currently active view. The returned RichEditView object options allow you to customize the target view.

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