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Using a VB.NET 2005 Class to Convert RichText to HTML

, 2 Nov 2006 CPOL
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A quick way to convert RichText to HTML.

A window showing a Rich Editor and the resutling HTML code


This code was written to solve the problem of having RichText data needing to be displayed in HTML, both in HTML reports and in ASP.NET web pages.

Using the code

Use of the code is exceptionally simple. Simply create a new instance of the class and then use the properties to first pass in the RichText to parse and then use the html property to get the resulting HTML. (The code file for the class is attached to this article).

''Assume you have a RichTextBox on your 
''form named rtbFoo and a button named btnBar

  Private Sub btnBar_Click(ByVal sender as object, _
          e as System.EventArgs) Handles btnBar.Click
    dim r2h as new RTFtoHTML
    r2h.rtf = rtbFoo.rtf
  End Sub


  • Initial release - 11/02/2006.


This article, along with any associated source code and files, is licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)


About the Author

George H. Slaterpryce III
United States United States
Developing software since 1995, starting out with Borland Turbo C++ 3 & Motorolla Assembly.
Eventually learning several different languages such as
Pascal/Delphi,Basic, Visual Basic,FoxPro, ASP, PHP, and Perl.
Currently using the .net framework for most development task.
Hobbies include underwater robotics, and electronics.
George's current language of choice is C#.

Comments and Discussions

GeneralRe: A little bug? Pinmember98z2817-Aug-11 10:18 
GeneralRe: A little bug? PinmemberJohnnyasdf10-Sep-11 14:54 
QuestionConversion of text in textbox to HTML file PinmemberAdarshPatil25-Nov-10 20:35 
GeneralUnderline Pinmemberkheonline6-Oct-10 5:30 
QuestionCombined with RTBExVB Pinmemberbigbro_19858-Aug-10 21:29 
AnswerRe: Combined with RTBExVB PinmemberGeorge H. Slaterpryce III3-Sep-10 10:57 
AnswerRe: Combined with RTBExVB PinmemberMember 1128637821-Dec-14 3:57 
GeneralCode for changing the Font and the FontSize with ListBox Pinmembervb_newsbie12-Jul-10 22:14 
thanks for your great Example. I don't know, how I change the Font and the FontSize for the selected. Can you post the code for them, please.
thank you
GeneralRe: Code for changing the Font and the FontSize with ListBox Pinmembervb_newsbie14-Jul-10 1:16 
GeneralHi George Slaterpryce III PinmemberCurtis Underwood17-May-10 7:38 
GeneralRe: Hi George Slaterpryce III PinmemberGeorge H. Slaterpryce III3-Sep-10 10:58 
GeneralNice Article Pinmemberjayeshshah8-Dec-09 17:55 
GeneralBugs Pinmemberhristo14220-Apr-09 22:55 
GeneralRe: Bugs PinmemberSorwen30-Apr-09 7:59 
GeneralRe: Bugs Pinmemberjoseph_man6-May-09 5:02 
GeneralRe: Bugs PinmemberSorwen5-Jun-09 18:03 
GeneralRe: Bugs PinmemberDjBepy15-Jul-09 3:22 
GeneralRe: Bugs Pinmemberwouterdebo3-Feb-10 23:10 
GeneralRe: Bugs PinmemberSorwen4-Feb-10 12:30 
AnswerRe: Bugs Pinmemberamitk86-Dec-10 11:42 
Generalhi Pinmembermwau26-Feb-09 0:01 
GeneralNot saving any image Pinmembersuis11-Feb-09 7:40 
GeneralHey.. good one .. PinmemberAbhishek sur27-Aug-08 23:00 
Generalsaving the converted file Pinmemberquioske9-May-08 4:57 
GeneralNice PinmemberGlimmerMan6-Aug-07 4:09 

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