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RichEditControl.MailMergeStarted Event

Fires before mail merge starts.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.RichEdit

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

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Wpf.RichEdit


public event MailMergeStartedEventHandler MailMergeStarted

Event Data

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

Property Description
Cancel Gets or sets a value indicating whether the event should be canceled. Inherited from CancelEventArgs.
Document Gets a merged document.
OperationDescription Specifies the text displayed by the progress indicator while the document is being rendered.


You can handle this event to inform the user that a mail merge has started.

The following code snippet shows how to use the MailMergeStarted event to register a custom service that updates a progress indicator on the form.

View Example

using DevExpress.Services;
using System.Drawing;

private void richEditControl1_MailMergeStarted(object sender, MailMergeStartedEventArgs e) {

    new MyProgressIndicatorService(richEditControl1, this.progressBarControl1));

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