ARCHIVED: What is Rich Text Format?
Rich Text Format (RTF) is a standardized way to encode various text
formatting properties, such as bold characters and typefaces, as well
as document formatting and structures. By saving a document in RTF,
you can open the file in many word processors and other RTF-aware
software packages with much of its formatting left intact. Many word
processing programs will allow you to save a document in RTF when you
Save As... .
See Microsoft Help and Support article 86999 for the RTF specification.
Last modified on January 07, 2013.