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Line Numbers Dialog

The Line Numbers dialog enables end-users to switch on or suppress the line numbering in the document and specify different line numbering options.

You can provide end-users with the capability to invoke the Line Numbers dialog via the Page Setup toolbar or Ribbon page group. To do this, provide Bars or Ribbon UI for the RichEditControl (see How to: Create a Simple Word Processor with a Bar UI or How to: Create a Simple Word Processor with a Ribbon UI) and create the Page Setup toolbar or Ribbon page group from the Page Layout group of bars.

To invoke the Line Numbers dialog, use the ShowLineNumberingFormCommand command.

To programmatically get or set the line numbering parameters (Start at, Count by, From text, Numbering), use the SectionLineNumbering.Start, SectionLineNumbering.CountBy, SectionLineNumbering.Distance, SectionLineNumbering.RestartType properties of the SectionLineNumbering object accessed via the Section.LineNumbering property of the document section.

To customize the default Line Numbers dialog (modify captions, set default dialog values, implement custom validation, etc.) or substitute it with completely new dialog, handle the RichEditControl.LineNumberingFormShowing event. To get an example of the dialog replacement, refer to the How to: Customize the Search Form or How to: Customize the Hyperlink Form document.

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