RichEditControl Properties

Represents a RichEdit control which is a container for the rich-text document providing all the necessary functionality.
Name Description
AcceptsEscape Gets or sets a value indicating whether pressing the ESC key is processed by the RichEditControl.
AcceptsReturn Gets or sets a value indicating whether pressing the RETURN key is processed by the RichEditControl.
AcceptsTab Gets or sets a value indicating whether pressing the TAB key types a TAB character instead of moving the focus to the next control in the tab order.
AccessibilityObject Gets the AccessibleObject assigned to the control. Inherited from Control.
AccessibleDefaultActionDescription Gets or sets the default action description of the control for use by accessibility client applications. Inherited from Control.
AccessibleDescription Gets or sets the description of the control used by accessibility client applications. Inherited from Control.
AccessibleName Gets or sets the name of the control used by accessibility client applications. Inherited from Control.
AccessibleRole Gets or sets the accessible role of the control. Inherited from Control.
ActiveView Gets the View currently used by the RichEditControl to display the document.
ActiveViewType Gets or sets the type of the RichEditControl's View.
AllowDrop Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control allows drag-and-drop operations. This member supports the internal infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.
Anchor Gets or sets the edges of the container to which a control is bound and determines how a control is resized with its parent. Inherited from Control.
Appearance Provides access to the object containing appearance settings for the control.
AutoScrollOffset Gets or sets where this control is scrolled to in ScrollControlIntoView(Control). Inherited from Control.
AutoSize This property is not relevant for this class. Inherited from Control.
AutoSizeMode Gets or sets whether the RichEditControl resizes to accommodate the displayed text.
BackColor This property is not in effect for the RichEditControl class.
BackgroundImage This property is not in effect for the RichEditControl class.
BackgroundImageLayout This property is not in effect for the RichEditControl class.
BindingContext Gets or sets the BindingContext for the control. Inherited from Control.
BorderStyle Gets or sets the border style for the RichEdit control.
Bottom Gets the distance, in pixels, between the bottom edge of the control and the top edge of its container's client area. Inherited from Control.
Bounds Gets or sets the size and location of the control including its nonclient elements, in pixels, relative to the parent control. Inherited from Control.
CanEnableIme protected Gets a value indicating whether the ImeMode property can be set to an active value, to enable IME support. Inherited from Control.
CanFocus Gets a value indicating whether the control can receive focus. Inherited from Control.
CanRaiseEvents protected Determines if events can be raised on the control. Inherited from Control.
CanRedo Indicates whether there are actions that occurred recently within the control that can be reapplied.
CanSelect Gets a value indicating whether the control can be selected. Inherited from Control.
CanUndo Indicates whether the user can undo the previous operation.
Capture Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control has captured the mouse. Inherited from Control.
CausesValidation Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control causes validation to be performed on any controls that require validation when it receives focus. Inherited from Control.
CheckForIllegalCrossThreadCalls static Gets or sets a value indicating whether to catch calls on the wrong thread that access a control's Handle property when an application is being debugged. Inherited from Control.
ClientRectangle Gets the rectangle that represents the client area of the control. Inherited from Control.
ClientSize Gets or sets the height and width of the client area of the control. Inherited from Control.
CompanyName Gets the name of the company or creator of the application containing the control. Inherited from Control.
Container Gets the IContainer that contains the Component. Inherited from Component.
ContainsFocus Gets a value indicating whether the control, or one of its child controls, currently has the input focus. Inherited from Control.
ContextMenu Gets or sets the shortcut menu associated with the control. Inherited from Control.
ContextMenuStrip Gets or sets the ContextMenuStrip associated with this control. Inherited from Control.
Controls Gets the collection of controls contained within the control. Inherited from Control.
Created Gets a value indicating whether the control has been created. Inherited from Control.
CreateParams protected Gets the required creation parameters when the control handle is created. Inherited from Control.
Cursor Gets or sets the cursor that is displayed when the mouse pointer is over the control. Inherited from Control.
DataBindings Gets the data bindings for the control. Inherited from Control.
DefaultBackColor static Gets the default background color of the control. Inherited from Control.
DefaultCursor protected Gets or sets the default cursor for the control. Inherited from Control.
DefaultFont static Gets the default font of the control. Inherited from Control.
DefaultForeColor static Gets the default foreground color of the control. Inherited from Control.
DefaultImeMode protected Gets the default Input Method Editor (IME) mode supported by the control. Inherited from Control.
DefaultMargin protected Gets the space, in pixels, that is specified by default between controls. Inherited from Control.
DefaultMaximumSize protected Gets the length and height, in pixels, that is specified as the default maximum size of a control. Inherited from Control.
DefaultMinimumSize protected Gets the length and height, in pixels, that is specified as the default minimum size of a control. Inherited from Control.
DefaultPadding protected Gets the internal spacing, in pixels, of the contents of a control. Inherited from Control.
DefaultViewType Gets the default view type used by the RichEdit control.
DesignMode protected Gets a value that indicates whether the Component is currently in design mode. Inherited from Component.
DeviceDpi Gets the DPI value for the display device where the control is currently being displayed. Inherited from Control.
DisplayRectangle Gets the rectangle that represents the display area of the control. Inherited from Control.
Disposing Gets a value indicating whether the base Control class is in the process of disposing. Inherited from Control.
DocBytes Gets or sets the document content as an array of bytes in Microsoft Word 97-2003 format (Doc) format.
Dock Gets or sets which control borders are docked to its parent control and determines how a control is resized with its parent. Inherited from Control.
Document Provides access to a Document interface specifying the control's document.
DocumentLayout Provides access to Layout API.
DocumentViewDirection Specifies the page order in Print Layout view and in Print Preview.
DoubleBuffered protected Gets or sets a value indicating whether this control should redraw its surface using a secondary buffer to reduce or prevent flicker. Inherited from Control.
DpiX Gets the current dpi value for the X-coordinate.
DpiY Gets the current dpi value for the Y-coordinate.
DragDropMode Gets or sets the drag-and-drop mode which is active in the RichEditControl.
Enabled Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control can respond to user interaction. Inherited from Control.
EnableToolTips Gets or sets whether to display tooltips for data fields in documents.
Events protected Gets the list of event handlers that are attached to this Component. Inherited from Component.
Focused Gets a value indicating whether the control has input focus. Inherited from Control.
Font Gets or sets the font of the text that has no direct font formatting or style applied.
FontHeight protected Gets or sets the height of the font of the control. Inherited from Control.
ForeColor Gets or sets the color of the text that has no direct font formatting or style applied.
Handle Gets the window handle that the control is bound to. Inherited from Control.
HasChildren Gets a value indicating whether the control contains one or more child controls. Inherited from Control.
Height Gets or sets the height of the control. Inherited from Control.
HtmlText Gets or sets the control's content as HTML text.
HyphenationDictionaries Provides access to the collection of hyphenation dictionaries.
ImeMode Gets or sets the Input Method Editor (IME) mode of the control. Inherited from Control.
ImeModeBase protected Gets or sets the IME mode of a control. Inherited from Control.
InvokeRequired Gets a value indicating whether the caller must call an invoke method when making method calls to the control because the caller is on a different thread than the one the control was created on. Inherited from Control.
IsAccessible Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control is visible to accessibility applications. Inherited from Control.
IsDisposed Gets a value indicating whether the control has been disposed of. Inherited from Control.
IsFloatingObjectSelected Indicates whether any floating object in the document is selected.
IsHandleCreated Gets a value indicating whether the control has a handle associated with it. Inherited from Control.
IsMirrored Gets a value indicating whether the control is mirrored. Inherited from Control.
IsPrintingAvailable Indicates whether the RichEditControl can be printed or exported.
IsSelectionInComment Indicates whether the selection (CaretPosition) is located in a comment.
IsSelectionInFooter Indicates whether the selection (CaretPosition) is located in the document footer.
IsSelectionInHeader Indicates whether the selection (CaretPosition) is located in the document header.
IsSelectionInHeaderOrFooter Indicates whether the selection (CaretPosition) is located in the main document or the header or footer.
IsSelectionInTextBox Indicates whether the selection (CaretPosition) is located in a text box.
IsUpdateLocked Returns a value indicating whether the RichEditControl is locked for update.
LayoutEngine Gets a cached instance of the control's layout engine. Inherited from Control.
LayoutUnit Gets or sets a unit of measure used for a document layout. Starting from v18.1, the property has no effect.
Left Gets or sets the distance, in pixels, between the left edge of the control and the left edge of its container's client area. Inherited from Control.
Location Gets or sets the coordinates of the upper-left corner of the control relative to the upper-left corner of its container. Inherited from Control.
LookAndFeel Provides access to the settings that specify the RichEdit control's look and feel.
Margin Gets or sets the space between controls. Inherited from Control.
MaximumSize Gets or sets the size that is the upper limit that GetPreferredSize(Size) can specify. Inherited from Control.
MenuManager Gets or sets the menu manager which controls the look and feel of context menus.
MhtText Gets or sets the control's content as MHT text.
MinimumSize Gets or sets the size that is the lower limit that GetPreferredSize(Size) can specify. Inherited from Control.
Model This member supports the internal infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.
Modified Gets or sets whether the control's content was modified since it was last saved.
ModifierKeys static Gets a value indicating which of the modifier keys (SHIFT, CTRL, and ALT) is in a pressed state. Inherited from Control.
MouseButtons static Gets a value indicating which of the mouse buttons is in a pressed state. Inherited from Control.
MousePosition static Gets the position of the mouse cursor in screen coordinates. Inherited from Control.
Name Gets or sets the name of the control. Inherited from Control.
OpenDocumentBytes Gets or sets the control's content as an array of bytes in Open Office Text (.odt) format.
OpenXmlBytes Gets or sets the control's content as an array of bytes in Office Open XML (Docx) format.
Options Provides access to the variety of options which can be specified for the RichEditControl.
Overtype Specifies whether or not the overtype mode is enabled for the RichEdit control.
Padding Gets or sets padding within the control. Inherited from Control.
Parent Gets or sets the parent container of the control. Inherited from Control.
PreferredSize Gets the size of a rectangular area into which the control can fit. Inherited from Control.
ProductName Gets the product name of the assembly containing the control. Inherited from Control.
ProductVersion Gets the version of the assembly containing the control. Inherited from Control.
PropagatingImeMode protected static Gets an object that represents a propagating IME mode. Inherited from Control.
ReadOnly Gets or sets whether document modifications are prohibited.
RecreatingHandle Gets a value indicating whether the control is currently re-creating its handle. Inherited from Control.
Region Gets or sets the window region associated with the control. Inherited from Control.
RenderRightToLeft protected This property is now obsolete. Inherited from Control.
ResizeRedraw protected Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control redraws itself when resized. Inherited from Control.
Right Gets the distance, in pixels, between the right edge of the control and the left edge of its container's client area. Inherited from Control.
RightToLeft This property is not in effect for the RichEditControl class.
RtfText Gets or sets the formatted text content of the control.
ShowCaretInReadOnly Gets or sets whether the caret is shown if a RichEditControl's content is read-only.
ShowFocusCues protected Gets a value indicating whether the control should display focus rectangles. Inherited from Control.
ShowKeyboardCues protected Gets a value indicating whether the user interface is in the appropriate state to show or hide keyboard accelerators. Inherited from Control.
Site Gets or sets the site of the control. Inherited from Control.
Size Gets or sets the height and width of the control. Inherited from Control.
SpellChecker Gets or sets the component used for spelling check by the RichEdit control.
TabIndex Gets or sets the tab order of the control within its container. Inherited from Control.
TabStop Gets or sets a value indicating whether the user can give the focus to this control using the TAB key. Inherited from Control.
Tag Gets or sets the object that contains data about the control. Inherited from Control.
Text Gets or sets the control's content as a plain text.
ToolTipController Gets or sets the tooltip controller component that controls the appearance, position and the content of the hints displayed by the RichEditControl.
Top Gets or sets the distance, in pixels, between the top edge of the control and the top edge of its container's client area. Inherited from Control.
TopLevelControl Gets the parent control that is not parented by another Windows Forms control. Typically, this is the outermost Form that the control is contained in. Inherited from Control.
Unit Gets or sets a measure unit used within the control.
UseDeferredDataBindingNotifications Enables you to fire data binding events immediately for several text properties, resolving issues with multiple RichEdit controls bound to the same data source.
UseWaitCursor Gets or sets a value indicating whether to use the wait cursor for the current control and all child controls. Inherited from Control.
VerticalScrollPosition Obsolete. Gets or sets the top visible position in the scrolled document.
VerticalScrollValue Gets or sets the top visible position in the scrolled document.
Views Contains settings of the Views that are used to display a document in the RichEdit Control.
Visible Gets or sets a value indicating whether the control and all its child controls are displayed. Inherited from Control.
Width Gets or sets the width of the control. Inherited from Control.
WindowTarget This property is not relevant for this class. Inherited from Control.
WordMLText Gets or sets the control's content as the text in WordProcessingML (Microsoft Office Word 2003 XML) format.
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