Showing complex text with RichTextBox


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Showing complex text with RichTextBox

Most of the documents people create nowadays are filled with multiple typefaces, varied colors, and rich font formatting. It would be shameful if Silverlight didn't have a way to create rich text documents. The good news is that Silverlight does support rich text. There are three elements to discuss when learning about rich text documents: the rich text box, the rich text block, and the document text elements. A normal text box holds a string of characters. Rich text controls are different. They store their content in a collection of special lightweight text elements.

Here is a diagram that demonstrates the TextElement and its related classes. All of the elements inherit from the TextElement class. On the left side of the diagram are the Block elements. The Block elements are intended to act as containers for other text elements. The Paragraph is used more often than the Section element. The Inline elements are shown on the right side of the diagram. They are nested inside a Block el...

Showing complex text with RichTextBox
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Showing complex text with RichTextBox provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Walt Ritscher as part of the Silverlight 5 Essential Training

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