Convert RTF to Text

If you need to convert RTF to text, here is a simple way of doing it:

    Public Shared Function ConvertRtfToText(ByVal input As String) As String
      Dim returnValue As String = String.Empty
      Using converter As New System.Windows.Forms.RichTextBox()
        converter.Rtf = input
        returnValue = converter.Text
      End Using
      Return returnValue
    End Function

Tip Submitted By: David McCarter

This code can be found in the open source dotNetTips.Utility assembly

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