Getting Started

27 Apr 20181 minute to read

This section explains the step-by-step instructions to create RichTextEditor in an ASP.NET MVC application.

Create your first RichTextEditor in MVC

  1. Create Syncfusion ASP.NET MVC application. You can refer MVC Getting Started documentation to create new project and add necessary dll’s and script files.
  2. Add the following code example to the corresponding view page to render the RichTextEditor.
  • HTML
  • @Html.EJ().RTE("rteSample").Width("820px")


    You can configure the toolbar with the tools as your application requires.

  • HTML
  • @{
        List<String> toolsList = new List<string>() { "style", "lists", "doAction", "links", "images" };
        List<String> style = new List<string>() { "bold", "italic", "underline", "strikethrough" };
        List<String> lists = new List<string>() { "unorderedList", "orderedList" };
        List<String> doAction = new List<string>() { "undo", "redo" };
        List<String> links = new List<string>() { "createLink" };
        List<String> images = new List<string>() { "image" };
    @Html.EJ().RTE("rteSample").Width("820px").ToolsList(toolsList).Tools(tool => tool.Styles(style).Lists(lists).DoAction(doAction).Links(links).Images(images))

    Setting and Getting Content

    You can set the content of the editor as follows.

  • HTML
  • @Html.EJ().RTE("rteSample").Width("820px").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.

    To retrieve the editor contents using Value property in Post Back action,

  • HTML
  • [HttpPost]
    public ActionResult RichTextEditorFeatures(string rteSample)
    { = rteSample;
        return View();