Read. Write. Convert.

Address your word processing needs today.

Integrate document processing into your project and emulate the look, feel, and capabilities of Microsoft Word.® The Rich Text Editor supports nearly all Microsoft Word document formats including:

  • TXT, RTF
  • 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).

Preview, Print, Export to PDF - WPF Rich Text Editor | DevExpress

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 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 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. The 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.

DevExpress 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.

Spell Check and Auto Correct - WPF Rich Text Editor | DevExpress

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:

UI Customization and Page Layout - WPF Rich Text Editor | DevExpress

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.

Comments - WPF Rich Text Editor | DevExpress

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WPF PDF Viewer

Display PDF documents directly in your Windows application without installing an external PDF viewer on your end user's machine.

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Office File API for .NET

A high performance and fully-functional cross-platform API. Includes Excel Spreadsheet API, Word API, and PDF API.

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