Diving into the RichTextBox (Silverlight TV

Mark Rideout, Program Manager on the Silverlight product team, joins John to dive deep into many of the RichTextBox control's features. Mark has worked on the text aspects of Silverlight since the first version. Here are just a few of the areas that Mark covers:

  1. Overview of RichTextBox vs. TextBlock and TextBox for rich content
  2. Wire-up logic for applying formatting
  3. Inline UI elements
  4. Using text position to point for simple and complex operations  
  5. Basic "position to point/point to position"
  6. How to walk content and getting rectangle data
  7. Using rectangle data to generate line metrics/highlight bar
  8. The clipboard XAML format and that the same data is exposed in the XAML property
  9. TextAlignment=Justify on paragraph

Don't miss this great deep dive into the RichTextBox control with Mark and John!

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Hi, I'm John Papa. I author this blog, create courses for Pluralsight and am a Google Developer Expert and Microsoft Regional Director. I travel speaking at events and train technology thought leaders

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