Shape.FirstParagraph property

Gets the first paragraph in the shape.

public Paragraph FirstParagraph { get; }


Shows how to create and format a text box.

Document doc = new Document();

// Create a floating text box.
Shape textBox = new Shape(doc, ShapeType.TextBox);
textBox.WrapType = WrapType.None;
textBox.Height = 50;
textBox.Width = 200;

// Set the horizontal, and vertical alignment of the text inside the shape.
textBox.HorizontalAlignment = HorizontalAlignment.Center;
textBox.VerticalAlignment = VerticalAlignment.Top;

// Add a paragraph to the text box and add a run of text that the text box will display.
textBox.AppendChild(new Paragraph(doc));
Paragraph para = textBox.FirstParagraph;
para.ParagraphFormat.Alignment = ParagraphAlignment.Center;
Run run = new Run(doc);
run.Text = "Hello world!";


doc.Save(ArtifactsDir + "Shape.CreateTextBox.docx");

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