Installing RichTextEditor for SharePoint 2010 as Rich Text Field

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 sharepoint 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 deploy Rich Text Editor Field farm solution to SharePoint 2010. If you haven't downloaded the software, please download it from here.

1. Deploy RTEFieldForSharePoint.wsp to SharePoint 2010

2. Copy RichTextEditor client folder

Copy richtexteditor folder to SharePoint 2010 Web sites which you want to use RTE Field.

3. Deploy RichTextEditor.dll assembly and license file

Copy the following files to bin folder of SharePoint 2010 Web sites which you want to use RTE Field from 'integration package\bin' folder.

  • RichTextEditor.dll
  • NetSpell.SpellChecker.dll
  • richtexteditor.lic
  • *.dic (spell check dic files)

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 SharePoint 2010 Web sites.

IIS 7.0 Integrated mode

<configuration>
  <system.webServer>
    <modules>
      <add name="UploadModule" type="RTE.UploadModule,RichTextEditor"/>
    </modules>
  </system.webServer>
</configuration>

5. Modify permissions in web.config

Change trust node to

<trust level="Full" originUrl="" />

6. Add a Rich Text Editor Field column in SharePoint 2010 web site

Create a new column in the list or library, choosing the Create Column option opens a dialog where you can define the type of column you want to add, choose Rich Text Editor type and save.

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