Getting Started

jqxEditor represents a ready-for-use HTML text editor which can simplify web content creation or be a replacement of your HTML Text Areas.

Every UI widget from jQWidgets toolkit needs its JavaScript files to be included in order to work properly.

The first step is to create html page and add links to the javascript files and css dependencies to your project. The jqxEditor widget requires the following files:

The next step is to create a TextArea or DIV element within the body of the html document.

The last step is to initialize the widget by adding the following script to the html document:

To call a function(method), you need to pass the method name and parameters(if any) in the jqxEditor’s constructor.
To get the jqxEditor's value, you need to do the following:
var value = $("#editor").val();
To set a property(option), you need to pass the property name and value(s) in the jqxEditor's constructor.
$("#editor").jqxEditor({ lineBreak: 'div' });
To get a property(option), you need to pass the property name to the jqxEditor's constructor.
var lineBeak = $("#editor").jqxEditor('lineBreak');
To bind to an event of a UI widget, you can use basic jQuery syntax. Let’s suppose that you want to know when the Editor value is changed.
// bind to 'change' event.
$('#editor').on('change', function (event) {

Basic Sample

The result of the above code is: