Read. Write. Convert.

Address your word processing needs today.

The DevExpress WPF Rich Text Editor allows you integrate document processing into your project and emulate the look, feel, and capabilities of Microsoft Word.® It supports nearly all Microsoft Word document formats including:

  • DOC, DOCX, DOCM
  • DOT, DOTM, DOTX
  • TXT, RTF
  • HTML, MHTML
  • OpenDocument
  • WordML
  • XML

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Preview. Print. Export to PDF

Printing a document has never been easier.

Turn your document into a printed report/file with a simple method call or use our WPF RTF Editor's Print Dialog. Built-in dialogs allow you to customize page margins, document orientation, paper size, and relevant page settings.

And yes, our WPF Rich Text Editor includes everything you need to convert documents from one format to another, be it PDF or Image formats (PNG, JPEG, BMP, TIFF, EMF, WMF, GIF).

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Supported Word Doc Elements

The Rich Text Editor supports a massive range of document formatting elements including:

  • Paragraphs and Sections
  • Lists (Bulleted, Numbered, Multilevel)
  • Bookmarks, Hyperlinks
  • Tables
  • Table of Contents
  • Fields / Placeholders
  • Text Boxes, Checkboxes
  • Shapes, Images, OLE Objects, Symbols
  • Headers and Footers
  • Footnotes and Endnotes
  • Comments
  • Document Properties

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Auto-Generate Docs

Create multiple documents at once.

Our WPF Rich Text Editor ships with built-in Mail Merge support. This feature allows you to automatically generate a batch of documents based on a single document template and instantly address a variety of usage scenarios within an enterprise - from automated form letter generation to the printing of product catalogs (and everything in between). Integrated mail merge tools include:

  • Mail Merge Ribbon UI
  • Preview Merged Data
  • Merge to a New Document

You can also add fields (dynamic elements) to your document. Fields are placeholders that store and display data from a data source. The DevExpress WPF Rich Text Editor automatically updates fields when the document is saved, printed, or when a mail merge operation is executed.

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Text Editing & Formatting

Incorporate advanced text editing into your app.

Deliver a user experience your end-users already know and love. Our WinForms Rich Text (RTF) Editor includes dozens of must-have text editing and formatting options along with built-in dialogs.

  • Character & Paragraph Formatting
  • Document Styles
  • HTML Tag Support
  • Right-to-Left (RTL) Support
  • Bullets & Numbering
  • Paste Special
  • Find & Replace
  • Undo / Redo
  • Keyboard Shortcuts

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Spell Check & AutoCorrect

Fix errors easily.

Our WPF Rich Text Editor supports on-demand spell checking and includes type-as-you-go error detection. Microsoft Word-inspired dialogs allow users to specify spelling options such as ignore uppercase/ignore mixed case words.

AutoCorrect offers automatic data validation and corrects misspelled words automatically as you type, changes abbreviations to full text, or replaces short codes with longer phrases.

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UI Customization & Page Layout

A broad range of UI/UX options inside.

Our RTF Editor offers a nearly endless array of UI/UX customization features and page layout options so you can arrange your document in a manner that best suits your business needs.

You can set margins, specify page orientation and size, split content into sections, add line breaks, display line numbers, set paragraph indentation and lines, activate word hyphenation, and create newsletter columns (multi-column layout).

Additional UI/UX options include:

  • Ribbon UI inspired by MS Office
  • Print Layout / Simple / Draft Views
  • Rulers (horizontal and vertical)
  • Footnotes and Endnotes
  • Zoom & Scroll

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Word Document Security

Protect your work. Prevent anauthorized access.

With our WPF Rich Text (RTF) Editor, you can quickly password-protect your Word documents and prevent unauthorized use. Security options include:

  • Encrypt a Document with a Password
  • Restrict Document Modification
  • Grant User Permissions

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Review & Comment

Collaborate with ease.

Track Changes support allows you to retain a history of edits made to a document. With this feature, you and your users can obtain, accept or reject changes made to a document. Documents - along with their revisions - can be printed and exported to PDF.

Users can also insert, modify, and delete comments.

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DevExpress is honored to have been voted best in class 20 times in this year's Visual Studio Magazine Reader's Choice Awards.

Experience the DevExpress difference and see why your peers consistently vote our products #1. With our Universal Subscription, you will build your best, see complex software with greater clarity, increase your productivity and create stunning applications for Windows, Web and your Mobile world.

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Additional Info

WPF Themes and App Skins

The DevExpress WPF Subscription ships with over 30 custom designed and highly polished themes for your next WPF application. You can use each of these themes easily, without modification or manipulate them using our free WPF Theme Designer application. Learn More

Touch Enabled User Experience

Deliver elegant, touch-enabled WPF applications using the platform you know and love. The WPF Subscription helps you leverage your current investments and address customer needs via a comprehensive range of WPF controls that support touch on both Windows 7 and Windows 10.

Sec 508 and Accessibility

The DevExpress WPF Subscription makes it easy to create WPF applications that meet government regulations regarding web accessibility. Sec 508 and Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 support is available for key DevExpress WPF controls.

Straightforward Localization

All DevExpress WPF controls can be easily localized using satellite resource assemblies. DevExpress delivers satellite assemblies for a large variety of languages and cultures. To make it easy to get started, resource files for four cultures are included to our installation: German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish. If you need to modify our shipping resources or create satellite assemblies for a different language, simply use our Online Localization Service, a free tool for our active WPF subscribers. Online Localization Service

MVVM Support

DevExpress WPF Controls have been engineered to support the Model-View-ViewModel development pattern. Controls such as the DevExpress WPF Grid provide the same level of MVVM support as the standard Microsoft Data Grid along with additional features not available from Microsoft. DevExpress controls allow you to generate columns based on data and customize them using WPF styles without limitations. Learn more