Thursday, October 6, 2011

Use Rich Textbox of SharePoint 2007 in a custom page or user control

Many times while creating Custom SharePoint Form using you need RichTextBox.
In SharePoint Controls there is a InputFormTextBox control that can be used as a RichTextBox. It control give same functionality and user interface as in SharePoint.
Take a look.

1. Add following tag (If you not added before) to Register the SharePoint DLL in your custom page or user control.

<%@ Register TagPrefix="SharePoint" Namespace="Microsoft.SharePoint.WebControls" Assembly="Microsoft.SharePoint, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=71e9bce111e9429c" %>

2. Add InputFormTextBox Control tag on the Page.
<SharePoint:InputFormTextBox runat="server" ID="TxtBody" ValidationGroup="CreateCase" Rows="8" Columns="140" RichText="true" RichTextMode="FullHtml" AllowHyperlink="true" TextMode="MultiLine" />


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