17 Mar 2023 / 3 minutes to read
The Document Editor component is used to create, edit, view, and print Word documents in web applications. All the user interactions and editing operations that run purely in the client-side provides much faster editing experience to the users.
Opens the native
Syncfusion Document Text (*.sfdt) format documents in the client-side.
Saves the documents in the client-side as
Syncfusion Document Text (*.sfdt) and
Word document (*.docx).
Supports document elements like text,
image, table, fields, bookmark, shapes, section, header and footer. Supports the commonly used fields like
hyperlink, page number, page count, and table of contents. Supports formats like
text, paragraph, bullets and numbering, table, page settings, etc. Provides support to create, edit, and apply
paragraph and character styles. Provides support to
find and replace text within the document. Supports all the common editing and formatting operations along with
undo and redo. Provides support to
cut, copy, and paste rich text contents within the component. Also allows pasting simple text to and from other applications. Provides support to insert, and edit
form fields. Provides support to insert, and edit
comments. Provides support to track the
inserted and deleted content. Provides support to perform
spell checking for any input text Allows user interactions like
zoom, scroll, select contents through touch, mouse, and keyboard. Provides intuitive UI options like context menu,
dialogs, and navigation pane.
Localizes all the static text to any desired language. Allows to create a lightweight Word viewer using module injection to view and
prints Word documents. Provides a
server-side helper library to open the Word documents like DOCX, DOC, WordML, RTF, and Text, by converting it to SFDT file format.
Supported Web platforms
Supported platforms for server-side dependencies
You can deploy web APIs for server-side dependencies of Document Editor component in the following platforms.
To know more about server-side dependencies, refer this
Which operations require server-side interaction
Open file formats other than SFDT
Paste with formatting
Save as file formats other than SFDT and DOCX
If you don’t require the above functionalities then you can deploy as pure client-side component without any server-side interactions.