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Styling in React RichTextEditor component

Font name and size

By default, the editor is initialized with font name as Segoe UI and font size as 10pt. To change it, select a different font name and font size from the drop-down in the editor’s toolbar.

To apply different font style for section of the content, select the text that you would like to change, and select a required font style from the drop-down to apply the changes to the selected text.

FontName DropDowns

The following table lists the default font name and width of the fontname drop-down and available list of font names.

Property Default value
Default font name ‘Segoe UI’
Width 65px
Items { text: ‘Segoe UI’, value: ‘Segoe UI’ },
{ text: ‘Arial’, value: ‘Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif’ },
{ text: ‘Courier New’, value: ‘Courier New,Courier,monospace’ },
{ text: ‘Georgia’, value: ‘Georgia,serif’ },
{ text: ‘Impact’, value: ‘Impact,Charcoal,sans-serif’ },
{ text: ‘Lucida Console’, value: ‘Lucida Console,Monaco,monospace’ },
{ text: ‘Tahoma’, value: ‘Tahoma,Geneva,sans-serif’ },
{ text: ‘Times New Roman’, value: ‘Times New Roman,Times,serif’ },
{ text: ‘Trebuchet MS’, value: ‘Trebuchet MS,Helvetica,sans-serif’ },
{ text: ‘Verdana’, value: ‘Verdana,Geneva,sans-serif’ }

FontSize DropDowns

The following table list the default font size and width of the fontsize dropdown and available list of font size.

Property Default value
Default font size 10
Width 35px
Items { text: ‘8’, value: ‘8pt’ },
{ text: ‘10’, value: ‘10pt’ },
{ text: ‘12’, value: ‘12pt’ },
{ text: ‘14’, value: ‘14pt’ },
{ text: ‘18’, value: ‘18pt’ },
{ text: ‘24’, value: ‘24pt’ },
{ text: ‘36’, value: ‘36pt’ }

The following sample demonstrates the option to add the font name and font size tools to the toolbar as well as modify the default width of the tools.

Source
Preview
index.tsx
index.html
App.css.jsx
import * as React from 'react';
import * as ReactDOM from 'react-dom';
import App  from './App';

ReactDOM.render(<App />, document.getElementById('sample'));
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">

<head>
    <title> Syncfusion React Rich Text Editor </title>
    <meta charset="utf-8" />
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" />
    <meta name="description" content="Essential JS 2 for React Components" />
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion" />
     <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-react-richtexteditor/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-base/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-lists/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-react-buttons/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-navigations/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-splitbuttons/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-dropdowns/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>
    <style>
        #loader {
            color: #008cff;
            height: 40px;
            left: 45%;
            position: absolute;
            top: 45%;
            width: 30%;
        }
    </style>
</head>

<body>
    <div id='sample' style="margin: 20px auto 0;">
        <div id='loader'>Loading....</div>
    </div>
</body>

</html>
/**
 * Rich Text Editor - FontName and FontSize Sample
 */
import { HtmlEditor, Image, Inject, Link, QuickToolbar, RichTextEditorComponent, Toolbar } from '@syncfusion/ej2-react-richtexteditor';
import * as React from 'react';
import './App.css';
class App extends React.Component {
    constructor() {
        super(...arguments);
        this.toolbarSettings = {
            items: ['FontName', 'FontSize']
        };
        this.fontFamily = {
            width: '60px'
        };
        this.fontSize = {
            width: '40px'
        };
    }
    render() {
        return (<RichTextEditorComponent height={450} toolbarSettings={this.toolbarSettings} fontFamily={this.fontFamily} fontSize={this.fontSize}>
        <p>The Rich Text Editor component is WYSIWYG ("what you see is what you get") editor that provides the best user experience to create and update the content. Users can format their content using standard toolbar commands.</p>
        <p><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>
          <li>
            <p>Provides HTML view to edit the source directly for developers.</p>
          </li>
          <li>
            <p>Supports third-party library integration.</p>
          </li>
          <li>
            <p>Allows preview of modified content before saving it.</p>
          </li>
          <li>
            <p>Handles images, hyperlinks, video, hyperlinks, uploads, etc.</p>
          </li>
          <li>
            <p>Contains undo/redo manager.</p>
          </li>
          <li>
            <p>Creates bulleted and numbered lists.</p>
          </li>
        </ul>
        <Inject services={[Toolbar, Image, Link, HtmlEditor, QuickToolbar]}/>
      </RichTextEditorComponent>);
    }
}
export default App;

Custom font and size

Rich Text Editor supports to provide custom font and size with existing list.

If you want to add additional font names and font sizes to font drop-down, pass the font information as JSON data to the items field of the fontSize and the fontFamily property.

Source
Preview
index.tsx
index.html
App.css.jsx
import * as React from 'react';
import * as ReactDOM from 'react-dom';
import App  from './App';

ReactDOM.render(<App />, document.getElementById('sample'));
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">

<head>
    <title> Syncfusion React Rich Text Editor </title>
    <meta charset="utf-8" />
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" />
    <meta name="description" content="Essential JS 2 for React Components" />
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion" />
     <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-react-richtexteditor/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-base/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-lists/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-react-buttons/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-navigations/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-splitbuttons/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-dropdowns/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>
    <style>
        #loader {
            color: #008cff;
            height: 40px;
            left: 45%;
            position: absolute;
            top: 45%;
            width: 30%;
        }
    </style>
</head>

<body>
    <div id='sample' style="margin: 20px auto 0;">
        <div id='loader'>Loading....</div>
    </div>
</body>

</html>
/**
 * Rich Text Editor - Custom FontName and FontSize Sample
 */
import { HtmlEditor, Image, Inject, Link, QuickToolbar, RichTextEditorComponent, Toolbar } from '@syncfusion/ej2-react-richtexteditor';
import * as React from 'react';
import './App.css';
class App extends React.Component {
    constructor() {
        super(...arguments);
        this.toolbarSettings = {
            items: ['FontName', 'FontSize']
        };
        this.fontFamily = {
            items: [
                { text: 'Segoe UI', value: 'Segoe UI' },
                { text: 'Arial', value: 'Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif' },
                { text: 'Courier New', value: 'Courier New,Courier,monospace' },
                { text: 'Georgia', value: 'Georgia,serif' },
                { text: 'Impact', value: 'Impact,Charcoal,sans-serif' },
                { text: 'Calibri Light', value: 'CalibriLight' }
            ],
            width: '60px'
        };
        this.fontSize = {
            items: [
                { text: '8', value: '8pt' },
                { text: '10', value: '10pt' },
                { text: '12', value: '12pt' },
                { text: '14', value: '14pt' },
                { text: '42', value: '42pt' }
            ],
            width: '40px'
        };
    }
    render() {
        return (<RichTextEditorComponent height={450} toolbarSettings={this.toolbarSettings} fontFamily={this.fontFamily} fontSize={this.fontSize}>
        <p>The Rich Text Editor component is WYSIWYG ("what you see is what you get") editor that provides the best user experience to create and update the content. Users can format their content using standard toolbar commands.</p>
        <p><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>
          <li>
            <p>Provides HTML view to edit the source directly for developers.</p>
          </li>
          <li>
            <p>Supports third-party library integration.</p>
          </li>
          <li>
            <p>Allows preview of modified content before saving it.</p>
          </li>
          <li>
            <p>Handles images, hyperlinks, video, hyperlinks, uploads, etc.</p>
          </li>
          <li>
            <p>Contains undo/redo manager.</p>
          </li>
          <li>
            <p>Creates bulleted and numbered lists.</p>
          </li>
        </ul>
        <Inject services={[Toolbar, Image, Link, HtmlEditor, QuickToolbar]}/>
      </RichTextEditorComponent>);
    }
}
export default App;

Font and Background color

To apply font color or background color for a selected content of RTE, use font color and background color tools.

Rich Text Editor supports to provide customs font color and background color with existing list through the colorCode field of fontColor and backgroundColor.

The FontColor and the BackgroundColor property has two mode Picker and Palette. Palette mode has predefined set of colorCode and in the picker mode, more colors has been provided. Through modeSwitcher, you can able to switch between these two options.

Source
Preview
index.tsx
index.html
App.css.jsx
import * as React from 'react';
import * as ReactDOM from 'react-dom';
import App  from './App';

ReactDOM.render(<App />, document.getElementById('sample'));
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">

<head>
    <title> Syncfusion React Rich Text Editor </title>
    <meta charset="utf-8" />
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" />
    <meta name="description" content="Essential JS 2 for React Components" />
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion" />
     <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-react-richtexteditor/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-base/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-lists/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-react-buttons/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-navigations/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-splitbuttons/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-dropdowns/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>
    <style>
        #loader {
            color: #008cff;
            height: 40px;
            left: 45%;
            position: absolute;
            top: 45%;
            width: 30%;
        }
    </style>
</head>

<body>
    <div id='sample' style="margin: 20px auto 0;">
        <div id='loader'>Loading....</div>
    </div>
</body>

</html>
/**
 * Rich Text Editor - Font and Background Color Sample
 */
import { HtmlEditor, Image, Inject, Link, QuickToolbar, RichTextEditorComponent, Toolbar } from '@syncfusion/ej2-react-richtexteditor';
import * as React from 'react';
import './App.css';
class App extends React.Component {
    constructor() {
        super(...arguments);
        this.toolbarSettings = {
            items: ['FontColor', 'BackgroundColor']
        };
        this.fontColor = {
            modeSwitcher: true
        };
        this.backgroundColor = {
            modeSwitcher: true
        };
    }
    render() {
        return (<RichTextEditorComponent height={450} toolbarSettings={this.toolbarSettings} fontColor={this.fontColor} backgroundColor={this.backgroundColor}>
        <p>The Rich Text Editor component is WYSIWYG ("what you see is what you get") editor that provides the best user experience to create and update the content. Users can format their content using standard toolbar commands.</p>
        <p><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>
          <li>
            <p>Provides HTML view to edit the source directly for developers.</p>
          </li>
          <li>
            <p>Supports third-party library integration.</p>
          </li>
          <li>
            <p>Allows preview of modified content before saving it.</p>
          </li>
          <li>
            <p>Handles images, hyperlinks, video, hyperlinks, uploads, etc.</p>
          </li>
          <li>
            <p>Contains undo/redo manager.</p>
          </li>
          <li>
            <p>Creates bulleted and numbered lists.</p>
          </li>
        </ul>
        <Inject services={[Toolbar, Image, Link, HtmlEditor, QuickToolbar]}/>
      </RichTextEditorComponent>);
    }
}
export default App;

Editor content styles

By default, The content styles of Rich Text Editor are not returned while retrieving HTML value from the editor. So, the styles are not applied when using the HTML value outside of the editor. To get the styles to Rich Text Editor’s content for your application, You can copy and use the below styles directly in your application. The styles listed below which used in the UI elements of the Rich Text Editor.

Make sure to add a CSS class ‘e-rte-content’ to the content container.

.e-rte-content p {
  margin: 0 0 10px;
  margin-bottom: 10px;
}

.e-rte-content li {
  margin-bottom: 10px;
}

.e-rte-content h1 {
  font-size: 2.17em;
  font-weight: 400;
  line-height: 1;
  margin: 10px 0;
}

.e-rte-content h2 {
  font-size: 1.74em;
  font-weight: 400;
  margin: 10px 0;
}

.e-rte-content h3 {
  font-size: 1.31em;
  font-weight: 400;
  margin: 10px 0;
}

.e-rte-content h4 {
  font-size: 1em;
  font-weight: 400;
  margin: 0;
}

.e-rte-content h5 {
  font-size: 00.8em;
  font-weight: 400;
  margin: 0;
}

.e-rte-content h6 {
  font-size: 00.65em;
  font-weight: 400;
  margin: 0;
}

.e-rte-content blockquote {
  margin: 10px 0;
  margin-left: 0;
  padding-left: 5px;
}

.e-rte-content pre {
  background-color: inherit;
  border: 0;
  border-radius: 0;
  color: #333;
  font-size: inherit;
  line-height: inherit;
  margin: 0 0 10px;
  overflow: visible;
  padding: 0;
  white-space: pre-wrap;
  word-break: inherit;
  word-wrap: break-word;
}

.e-rte-content strong, .e-rte-content b {
  font-weight: 700;
}

.e-rte-content a {
  text-decoration: none;
  -webkit-user-select: auto;
  -ms-user-select: auto;
  user-select: auto;
}

.e-rte-content a:hover {
  text-decoration: underline;
}

.e-rte-content h3 + h4,
.e-rte-content h4 + h5,
.e-rte-content h5 + h6 {
  margin-top: 00.6em;
}

.e-rte-content .e-rte-image.e-imgbreak {
  border: 0;
  cursor: pointer;
  display: block;
  float: none;
  margin: 5px auto;
  max-width: 100%;
  position: relative;
}

.e-rte-content .e-rte-image {
  border: 0;
  cursor: pointer;
  display: block;
  float: none;
  margin: auto;
  max-width: 100%;
  position: relative;
}

.e-rte-content .e-rte-image.e-imginline {
  display: inline-block;
  float: none;
  margin-left: 5px;
  margin-right: 5px;
  max-width: calc(100% - (2 * 5px));
  vertical-align: bottom;
}

.e-rte-content .e-rte-image.e-imgcenter {
  cursor: pointer;
  display: block;
  float: none;
  margin: 5px auto;
  max-width: 100%;
  position: relative;
}

.e-rte-content .e-rte-image.e-imgleft {
  float: left;
  margin: 0 5px 0 0;
  text-align: left;
}

.e-rte-content .e-rte-image.e-imgright {
  float: right;
  margin: 0 0 0 5px;
  text-align: right;
}

.e-rte-content .e-rte-img-caption {
  display: inline-block;
  margin: 5px auto;
  max-width: 100%;
  position: relative;
}

.e-rte-content .e-rte-img-caption.e-caption-inline {
  display: inline-block;
  margin: 5px auto;
  margin-left: 5px;
  margin-right: 5px;
  max-width: calc(100% - (2 * 5px));
  position: relative;
  text-align: center;
  vertical-align: bottom;
}

.e-rte-content .e-rte-img-caption.e-imgcenter {
  display: block;
}

.e-rte-content .e-rte-img-caption .e-rte-image.e-imgright,
.e-rte-content .e-rte-img-caption .e-rte-image.e-imgleft {
  float: none;
  margin: 0;
}

.e-rte-content .e-rte-table {
  border-collapse: collapse;
  empty-cells: show;
}

.e-rte-content .e-rte-table td,
.e-rte-content .e-rte-table th {
  border: 1px solid #bdbdbd;
  height: 20px;
  min-width: 20px;
  padding: 2px 5px;
  vertical-align: middle;
}

.e-rte-content .e-rte-table.e-dashed-border td,
.e-rte-content .e-rte-table.e-dashed-border th {
  border-style: dashed;
}

.e-rte-content .e-rte-img-caption .e-img-inner {
  box-sizing: border-box;
  display: block;
  font-size: 16px;
  font-weight: initial;
  margin: auto;
  opacity: .9;
  position: relative;
  text-align: center;
  width: 100%;
}

.e-rte-content .e-rte-img-caption .e-img-wrap {
  display: inline-block;
  margin: auto;
  padding: 0;
  width: 100%;
}

.e-rte-content blockquote {
  border-left: solid 2px #333;
}

.e-rte-content a {
  color: #2e2ef1;
}

.e-rte-content .e-rte-table th {
  background-color: #e0e0e0;
}