FieldCreateDate

FieldCreateDate class

Implements the CREATEDATE field.

public class FieldCreateDate : Field

Constructors

Name Description
FieldCreateDate() The default constructor.

Properties

Name Description
DisplayResult { get; } Gets the text that represents the displayed field result.
End { get; } Gets the node that represents the field end.
Format { get; } Gets a FieldFormat object that provides typed access to field’s formatting.
IsDirty { get; set; } Gets or sets whether the current result of the field is no longer correct (stale) due to other modifications made to the document.
IsLocked { get; set; } Gets or sets whether the field is locked (should not recalculate its result).
LocaleId { get; set; } Gets or sets the LCID of the field.
Result { get; set; } Gets or sets text that is between the field separator and field end.
Separator { get; } Gets the node that represents the field separator. Can be null.
Start { get; } Gets the node that represents the start of the field.
virtual Type { get; } Gets the Microsoft Word field type.
UseLunarCalendar { get; set; } Gets or sets whether to use the Hijri Lunar or Hebrew Lunar calendar.
UseSakaEraCalendar { get; set; } Gets or sets whether to use the Saka Era calendar.
UseUmAlQuraCalendar { get; set; } Gets or sets whether to use the Um-al-Qura calendar.

Methods

Name Description
GetFieldCode() Returns text between field start and field separator (or field end if there is no separator). Both field code and field result of child fields are included.
GetFieldCode(bool) Returns text between field start and field separator (or field end if there is no separator).
Remove() Removes the field from the document. Returns a node right after the field. If the field’s end is the last child of its parent node, returns its parent paragraph. If the field is already removed, returns null.
Unlink() Performs the field unlink.
Update() Performs the field update. Throws if the field is being updated already.
Update(bool) Performs a field update. Throws if the field is being updated already.

Remarks

Retrieves the date and time at which the document was created. By default, the Gregorian calendar is used.

Examples

Shows how to use the CREATEDATE field to display the creation date/time of the document.

Document doc = new Document(MyDir + "Document.docx");
DocumentBuilder builder = new DocumentBuilder(doc);
builder.MoveToDocumentEnd();
builder.Writeln(" Date this document was created:");

// We can use the CREATEDATE field to display the date and time of the creation of the document.
// Below are three different calendar types according to which the CREATEDATE field can display the date/time.
// 1 -  Islamic Lunar Calendar:
builder.Write("According to the Lunar Calendar - ");
FieldCreateDate field = (FieldCreateDate)builder.InsertField(FieldType.FieldCreateDate, true);
field.UseLunarCalendar = true;

Assert.AreEqual(" CREATEDATE  \\h", field.GetFieldCode());

// 2 -  Umm al-Qura calendar:
builder.Write("\nAccording to the Umm al-Qura Calendar - ");
field = (FieldCreateDate)builder.InsertField(FieldType.FieldCreateDate, true);
field.UseUmAlQuraCalendar = true;

Assert.AreEqual(" CREATEDATE  \\u", field.GetFieldCode());

// 3 -  Indian National Calendar:
builder.Write("\nAccording to the Indian National Calendar - ");
field = (FieldCreateDate)builder.InsertField(FieldType.FieldCreateDate, true);
field.UseSakaEraCalendar = true;

Assert.AreEqual(" CREATEDATE  \\s", field.GetFieldCode());

doc.UpdateFields();
doc.Save(ArtifactsDir + "Field.CREATEDATE.docx");

See Also