Class: RichTextEditor

Core.Annotations.FreeTextAnnotation. RichTextEditor

A class that represents controls used for editing contents of a freetext annotation

new RichTextEditor()

Methods


<static> getEditorOptions()

Gets the Quill editor options.
Returns:
Quill options that are currently set.
Type
Core.Annotations.FreeTextAnnotation.RichTextEditor.QuillEditorOptions

<static> setEditorOptions(options)

Sets the Quill editor options.
Parameters:
Name Type Description
options Core.Annotations.FreeTextAnnotation.RichTextEditor.QuillEditorOptions Quill options to be set.

deleteText(index, length)

Delete some content from the editor.
Parameters:
Name Type Description
index number the start index of the range
length number the length of the range

format(format, value)

Format text at the current selection. If the current selection has length of 0, then the format will be set active.
Parameters:
Name Type Description
format Core.Annotations.FreeTextAnnotation.RichTextEditor.Format
value Core.Annotations.FreeTextAnnotation.RichTextEditor.FormatValue

getContents()

Gets the current contents in the editor
Returns:
Returns the current contents in the editor
Type
string

getFormat(index, length)

Gets the format of the text in the given range.
Parameters:
Name Type Description
index number the start index of the range
length number the length of the range
Returns:
Returns the format of the given range
Type
object

getSelection()

Gets the current selection range in the editor.
Returns:
Returns the current selection range
Type
Core.EditBoxManager.Range

hasFocus()

Checks if the editor is being focused.
Returns:
Whether the editor is focused
Type
boolean

insertText(index, contents)

Insert the content in the editor.
Parameters:
Name Type Description
index number the start index of the range
contents string the contents that need to be updated in the editor

setSelection(index, length)

Sets the current selection in the editor.
Parameters:
Name Type Description
index number the start index of the range
length number the length of the selection range

setText(contents)

Sets the content in the editor.
Parameters:
Name Type Description
contents string the contents that need to be updated in the editor

Type Definitions


Format

The available formats of an editor instance
Type:
  • 'color' | 'bold' | 'italic' | 'underline' | 'strike'

FormatValue

The value of a format. The value should be a hex color string(e.g. #FF00FF) for the `color` format, and boolean for the rest of formats.
Type:
  • string | boolean

QuillEditorOptions

Properties:
Name Type Description
bounds Element DOM Element or a CSS selector for a DOM Element, within which the editor’s UI elements (i.e. tooltips, etc.) should be confined. Currently, it only considers left and right boundaries.
debug string Shortcut for debug. Note debug is a static method and will affect other instances of Quill editors on the page. Only warning and error messages are enabled by default.
formats object [WARNING: this is not fully supported by WebViewer and may result in unexpected behavior] Whitelist of formats to allow in the editor. See Formats for a complete list.
modules object Collection of modules to include and respective options. See Modules for more information.
placeholder string Placeholder text to show when editor is empty.
readOnly boolean Whether to instantiate the editor in read-only mode.
scrollingContainer Element DOM Element or a CSS selector for a DOM Element, specifying which container has the scrollbars (i.e. overflow-y: auto), if is has been changed from the default ql-editor with custom CSS. Necessary to fix scroll jumping bugs when Quill is set to auto grow its height, and another ancestor container is responsible from the scrolling.
theme string [WARNING: this is not fully supported by WebViewer and may result in unexpected behavior] Themes to use for the editor.