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DOCPROPERTY

DOCPROPERTY

Non-MailMerge field

{ DOCPROPERTY "Name" }

Inserts the value of the document property specified by its name. A name is looked up in the core document property names (Document.DocumentProperties) and subsequently, if not found, in the Document.CustomProperties collection.

Expanded Core Document Properties

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A complete sample project is available in the DevExpress Code Examples database at http://www.devexpress.com/example=E5219.

This code snippet demonstrates how to set standard document properties and show them in a document using specific fields. Calling the FieldCollection.Update updates all property fields in the document body.

Note

If the DOCPROPERTY fields are located in the text box, header or footer, they should be updated separately. Use the Section.BeginUpdateHeader - Section.EndUpdateHeader or Section.BeginUpdateFooter - Section.EndUpdateFooter paired methods to obtain the header or footer. The TextBox.Document property allows you to retrieve the text box content and update the corresponding fields.

The following names are recognized as core document properties:

Expanded Custom Document Properties

A custom document property is specified by its name in double quotes.

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A complete sample project is available in the DevExpress Code Examples database at http://www.devexpress.com/example=E5219.

The following code illustrates how to create custom document properties and place them in the document's storage. The DOCPROPERTY field is used to display property values in the document. Calling the FieldCollection.Update updates all property fields in the document body.

Note

If the DOCPROPERTY fields are located in the text box, header or footer, they should be updated separately. Use the Section.BeginUpdateHeader - Section.EndUpdateHeader or Section.BeginUpdateFooter - Section.EndUpdateFooter paired methods to obtain the header or footer. The TextBox.Document property allows you to retrieve the text box content and update the corresponding fields.

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