Context Menu

Editor provides custom context menu support, which enables more interaction on the content modification and also it can be enabled dynamically. The showContextMenu property helps to enable custom context menu within editor area.
Based on the target content type context menu provides different actions. Refer the details with below table.

  • html
  • @{Html.EJ().RTE("rteSample").Width("800px").ContentTemplate(@<div>
        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.
    </div>)
    .ShowContextMenu(true)
    .Render();}
    • Based on the target content type ContextMenu provides different actions- refer the details with below table.
    Content-Type Supported Actions
    Text content cut, copy, paste, add/edit/open/remove hyperlink.
    Image content cut, copy, paste, image properties.
    Table content cut, copy, paste, insert row/column, remove row/column/table, edit table properties, add/edit/open/remove hyperlink.

    NOTE

    We have given support to own context menu by restricting the default browser context menu, which provides you the options for quick access but, with that clipboard action are restricted based on browser behavior.

    However we can disable the context menu by using ShowContextMenu API and it needs to be set as false, if you wish to continue with default browser context menu.

    Adding an item with the context menu

    To add a new item to the editor ContextMenu, you need to use the ‘insertMenuOption’’ client side-event.

  • html
  • @{Html.EJ().RTE("rteSample").Width("800px").ContentTemplate(@<div>
        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.
    </div>)
    .ShowContextMenu(true)
    .Render();}
    
    <script>
        $("#rteSample").ejRTE({ contextMenuClick: function(args){//handle menu-item click action.
        } });
        var rteObj =  $("#rteSample").data("ejRTE");// Inserts new item to the context menu 
        rteObj.insertMenuOption({newItem:"Show Table Details",                                                 
        targetItem: "Table Properties",
        insertType:("insertAfter"),
        menuType:{text:false,image:false,hyperlink:false,table:true},                             
        spriteCssClass:"e-rte-toolbar-icon tableProperties"});
    </script>

    Removing an item from the context menu

    To remove a menu-item from the editor ContextMenu, you have to use the ‘removeMenuOption’ method from the ejRTE object and find the method and parameter details with the [API-document](http://help.syncfusion.com/js/api/ejrte#methods:removeMenuOption “”).

  • html
  • @{Html.EJ().RTE("rteSample").Width("800px").ContentTemplate(@<div>
        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.
    </div>)
    .ShowContextMenu(true)
    .Render();}
    
    <script>
        var rteObj = $("#rteSample").data("ejRTE"); 
        rteObj.removeMenuOption("Table-Properties");
    </script>