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RichTextBox.SelectedRtf Property

Gets or sets the currently selected rich text format (RTF) formatted text in the control.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public string SelectedRtf { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The selected RTF text in the control.

This property enables you to obtain the selected text in the control, including the RTF formatting codes. You can use this property to copy text from your control, complete with formatting, and paste the text in other applications that accept RTF formatted text, such as Microsoft Word and Windows WordPad. To get the selected text, without RTF formatting codes, use the SelectedText property.

If no text is currently selected, the text specified in this property is inserted at the insertion point. If text is selected, any text assigned to this property replaces the selected text.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.