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RichEditControl.BeforeEncodingDetection Event

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

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.RichEdit

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.RichEdit.v24.1.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Wpf.RichEdit


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 RichEditControl 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 DXRichEditPlainTextDocumentImporterOptions.AutoDetectEncoding or DXRichEditHtmlDocumentImporterOptions.AutoDetectEncoding property is set to true.

using DevExpress.Office;

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