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Set the cursor at the specific range

This can be achieved by using setRange method in the RichTextEditor using NodeSelection instance. In this below sample, we have passed the text node (specific location in RichTextEditor content) in setStart method and passed the range in setRange method of RichTextEditor.

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index.ts
index.html
import { addClass, removeClass, Browser, isNullOrUndefined } from '@syncfusion/ej2-base';
import { RichTextEditor,NodeSelection, Toolbar, Link, Image, Count, HtmlEditor,
  QuickToolbar, ActionBeginEventArgs,IToolsItems } from '@syncfusion/ej2-richtexteditor';
RichTextEditor.Inject(Toolbar, Link, Image, Count, HtmlEditor, QuickToolbar);

let defaultRTE: RichTextEditor = new RichTextEditor({
   placeholder:'Type Something',
});
defaultRTE.appendTo('#defaultRTE');

document.getElementById('btn').onclick = function(){
  let element: Element= defaultRTE.contentModule.getDocument().getElementById("key");
  let selectioncursor: NodeSelection = new NodeSelection();
  let range: Range = document.createRange();
  range.setStart(element, 1); // to set the range
  selectioncursor.setRange(document, range); // to set the cursor
}
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">

<head>
    <title>Essential JS 2 RichTextEditor</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8" />
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" />
    <meta name="description" content="Typescript UI Controls" />
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion" />
    <link href="index.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-base/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-richtexteditor/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-inputs/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-lists/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-navigations/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-popups/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
     <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-buttons/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-splitbuttons/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/systemjs/0.19.38/system.js"></script>
    <script src="systemjs.config.js"></script>

</head>

<body>
    <div id='loader'>Loading....</div>
    <div id='container'>
        <script src="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/marked/marked.min.js"></script>
        <div id='defaultRTE'>
            <p>The rich text editor is WYSIWYG ("what you see is what you get") editor useful to create and edit content, and return the valid <a href="https://ej2.syncfusion.com/home/" target="_blank">HTML markup</a> or <a href="https://ej2.syncfusion.com/home/"
                    target="_blank">markdown</a> of the content</p>
            <p id="key"><b>Key features:</b></p>
            <ul>
                <li>
                    <p>Provides &lt;IFRAME&gt; and &lt;DIV&gt; modes</p>
                </li>
                <li>
                    <p>Capable of handling markdown editing.</p>
                </li>
                <li>
                    <p>Contains a modular library to load the necessary functionality on demand.</p>
                </li>
                <li>
                    <p>Provides a fully customizable toolbar.</p>
                </li>

            </ul>
        </div>
        <input id="btn" type="button" class="e-btn" style="margin-top:40px" value="Set cursor point" />
    </div>
    <style>

    </style>
</body>

</html>