Cross-Browser Rich Text Editor

The cross-browser rich-text editor implements the Mozilla Rich Text Editing API included with Mozilla 1.3+. There is NO LICENSE, so just take the code and use it for any purpose. This code is 100% free. Enjoy!

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Requires: IE5+/Mozilla 1.3+/Mozilla Firebird/Firefox 0.6.1+/Netscape 7.1+ for all rich-text features to function properly. If browser does not support rich-text, it should display a standard textarea box.

Source:, rte.tar.gz
Included in the zip are HTML, ASP, and PHP demos. Also, here is an html demo showing multiple RTEs on one page.

Change Log: changelog.txt

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