Keyboard Support

The editor has full keyboard accessibility that includes shortcuts to open and to do other actions with toolbar items, drop-down lists, and dialogs.

Press

To do this

Arrow keys

When a toolbar is focused Move between options in an open drop-down list

Enter

Execute the selected button, drop-down item

ESC

Cancel an action or close the dialog

HOME

END

Go to first/last of the line

CTRL + HOME

CTRL + END

Go to the beginning/end of a content

PAGE UP

PAGE DOWN

Scroll up/down page in the content

CTRL + A

Select all content

CTRL + C

Copy the selected text or image

CTRL + X

Cut the selected text

CTRL + V

Paste text or image

CTRL + Z

Undo the last action

CTRL + Y

Redo the last action

CTRL + U

Make text underline

CTRL + I

Make text italic

CTRL + B

Make text bold

To disable the keyboard navigation, set the AllowKeyboardNavigation property of the editor to false (its default value is true). It will disable all the keyboard navigation shortcuts except for the UP/DOWN keys and PAGE UP/PAGE DOWN keys.

  • html
  • <ej:RTE ID="RTE1" runat="server" AllowKeyboardNavigation="false">
        <RTEContent>
                The Rich Text Editor  (RTE) control is an easy to render in client side. Customer easy to edit the contents and get the HTML content for the displayed content. A rich text editor control provides users with a toolbar that helps them to apply rich text formats to the text entered  in the text area.
        </RTEContent>
    </ej:RTE>