Clipboard in WPF RichTextBox (SfRichTextBoxAdv)

15 Jul 20211 minute to read

The SfRichTextBoxAdv takes advantage of the clipboard support and allows you to copy or paste contents to and from the clipboard in the following formats.

  • Rich text format.

  • Text.

  • Image.

UI Command to access clipboard operations

The following code example demonstrates how to bind commands for accessing clipboard operations.

<!-- Binds button to the CutCommand -->
<Button Content="Cut" Command="RichTextBoxAdv:SfRichTextBoxAdv.CutCommand" CommandTarget="{Binding ElementName=richTextBoxAdv}" />
<!-- Binds button to the CopyCommand -->
<Button Content="Copy" Command="RichTextBoxAdv:SfRichTextBoxAdv.CopyCommand" CommandTarget="{Binding ElementName=richTextBoxAdv}" />
<!-- Binds button to the PasteCommand -->
<Button Content="Paste" Command="RichTextBoxAdv:SfRichTextBoxAdv.PasteCommand" CommandTarget="{Binding ElementName=richTextBoxAdv}" />


In order to cut, copy or paste, the standard keyboard shortcuts such as CTRL + X, CTRL + C, CTRL + V can also be used.
You can refer to our WPF RichTextBox feature tour page for its groundbreaking feature representations.You can also explore our WPF RichTextBox example to knows how to render and configure the editing tools.