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RichEditControl.SaveDocument(String, DocumentFormat) Method

Saves the control's document to a file, specifying the document's format.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraRichEdit
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.v17.1.dll

Expanded Syntax

Parameters

fileName
Type: String
A string value specifying the path to a file into which to save the control's document.
documentFormat
Type: DocumentFormat
One of the DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.DocumentFormat enumeration values.

Expanded Remarks

You can check for the DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.API.Native.Document.RequiredExportCapabilities to be sure that the chosen export format supports them.

Use the RichEditControl.Options.Export property to set global export options, or handle the BeforeExport event to specify options for an individual export action.

When the specified document format requires that a certain type of content should be saved as external objects, as is the case for HTML format, the proper use of the SaveDocument becomes more complex. You can specify whether images are embedded in HTML code, using the DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.Export.HtmlDocumentExporterOptions.EmbedImages property or provide a custom DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.Services.IUriProvider to construct src references for images.

See the DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.Services.IUriProvider article, and the How to: Save a Document in the RichEdit Control and the How to: Retain the Image URI in HTML Document articles for examples of use.

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A complete sample project is available in the DevExpress Code Examples database at http://www.devexpress.com/example=T210437.

The following code saves a document to a file. The current RichEditControl instance is passed to the BarItem.ItemClick event handler using the BarItem.Tag property.

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