The Nebula RichText project mainly contains two controls for dealing with HTML formatted text:
RichTextEditorfor creating HTML formatted text
RichTextViewerfor rendering HTML formatted text
RichTextEditor is a WYSIWYG editor control to create HTML formatted text.
It is based on CKEditor and wraps a SWT
Browser for integration.
It supports several customization options, e.g. modifying the toolbar, and provides callbacks to interact with
the control using Java code, similar to interacting with a simple SWT
Text control. It is not necessary to know about
It is possible to customize the toolbar by creating and setting a custom
ToolbarConfiguration. The default toolbar
implementation contains all features that are currently supported by the
RichTextViewer. For example, rendering and
handling of links and images is currently not supported by the viewer, therefore these toolbar items are not enabled by default.
This control is useful to quickly create rich text that has to be displayed on a web page, for example if you want build a web content management system in a Eclipse RCP desktop application.
RichTextViewer is a control that is able to render HTML formatted text.
It works well with output generated by CKEditor.
Technically it is a subclass of SWT
Canvas and uses the
RichTextPainter that is provided by this
project for painting HTML formatted text on a
The RichText project contains two classes for integration with JFace Viewers:
Note that in embedded mode, the
RichTextEditor is resizable and movable via drag operations.
There is also a NatTable integration available.
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