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RichEditControl.AutoSizeMode Property

Gets or sets whether the RichEditControl resizes to accommodate the displayed text.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraRichEdit

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.v24.1.dll

NuGet Packages: DevExpress.Win.PivotGrid, DevExpress.Win.RichEdit, DevExpress.Win.TreeMap


public AutoSizeMode AutoSizeMode { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description
AutoSizeMode None

An AutoSizeMode enumeration value.

Available values:

Name Description

The control does not change its dimensions.


The control is resized in horizontal direction.


The control is resized in vertical direction.


The control is resized in horizontal and vertical directions.


Set the AutoSizeMode property to any value other than None to update the control’s dimension(s) according to its content.

Set the control’s MaximumSize property before the AutoSizeMode property to set a limit so that the RichEditControl cannot expand more than the specified value.


The Auto-size feature works only for the Simple View. Set the RichEditControl.ActiveViewType property to the RichEditViewType.Simple value to switch to the Simple view.

richEditControl.ActiveViewType = RichEditViewType.Simple;
richEditControl.AutoSizeMode = DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.AutoSizeMode.Horizontal;
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