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Simple RichText Editor in Android

Posted by: admin June 15, 2020 Leave a comment


i want to create a simple rich text editor in android, just like this application on google play store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.spn.richnotepad&hl=en

and i am very new in android so anyone can provide some idea about it.
Thank You

How to&Answers:

Found some quick solutions :

Also check following discussions:


It’s not difficult at all but before you start I highly recommend you to read the guide from Android Developer site:
You will learn how to save data which is a very important part of your project.

Then you have to learn all about EditText (allows the user to type text into your app) and TextView (displays text on screen).


When your app is finished you can add some additional functionality:

Some useful links:

I also advice you this Notepad Tutorial which will guide you step by step to construct a simple notes list that lets the user add new notes.


Check out this one https://github.com/chinalwb/Android-Rich-text-Editor, it is still in progress but you may get some pointers from there. Thanks.

Supported styles:

  1. Bold
  2. Italic
  3. Underline
  4. Strikethrough
  5. Numeric list
  6. Bullet list
  7. Align left
  8. Align center
  9. Align right
  10. Insert image
  11. Background color
  12. Hyper link
  13. @
  14. Quote
  15. Foreground color
  16. Emoji icon
  17. Superscript
  18. Subscript
  19. Font size
  20. Video
  21. Image from internet
  22. Dividing line
  23. All styles support save as HTML file
  24. Set init html content and continue editing or displaying

Demo for part of the supported features

Demo for part of the supported features