Installing RichTextEditor for Community Server 2007

RichTextEditor for ASP.NET is by far the fastest, easiest, most powerful WYSIWYG browser-based HTML Editor for ASP.NET. It enables ASP.NET Web developers to replace Telligent built-in editor with a more powerful editor control.

Besides replacing the default editor built in SharePoint and serving as a building block for a web part page, RichTextEditor for SharePoint can also be quick added to any SharePoint page directly via the SharePoint ribbon button.

The following guide shows the steps to implement a Rich TextEditor for .NET Control into Community Server 2007 application. If you haven't downloaded the software, please download it from here.

1. Copy RichTextEditor client folder

The "richtexteditor" folder and all file it contains should be deployed to your application root path.

2. Deploy RichTextEditor.dll assembly and license file

Copy the following files to your application bin folder from 'integration package\bin' folder.

  • RichTextEditor.dll
  • Telligent.RTEWraper.dll
  • NetSpell.SpellChecker.dll
  • richtexteditor.lic
  • *.dic (dictionary files)

3. Edit your communityserver.config and locate the "editors" section. Change it to:

This section can be found in 'integration package\communityserver-merge.xml' file.

4. Add Uploader httpModule to web.config's httpModules list

To allow Rich TextEditor to upload large files, you need to add Uploader HttpModule to your application.

IIS 5.0, 6.0 and IIS 7.0 Classic mode

      <add name="UploadModule" type="RTE.UploadModule,RichTextEditor"/>

IIS 7.0 Integrated mode

      <add name="UploadModule" type="RTE.UploadModule,RichTextEditor"/>

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