InsertAsPicture

FieldDdeAuto.InsertAsPicture property

Gets or sets whether to insert the linked object as a picture.

public bool InsertAsPicture { get; set; }

Examples

Shows how to use various field types to link to other documents in the local file system, and display their contents.

{
    Document doc = new Document();
    DocumentBuilder builder = new DocumentBuilder(doc);

    // Below are three types of fields we can use to display contents from a linked document in the form of text.
    // 1 -  A LINK field:
    builder.Writeln("FieldLink:\n");
    InsertFieldLink(builder, insertLinkedObjectAs, "Word.Document.8", MyDir + "Document.docx", null, true);

    // 2 -  A DDE field:
    builder.Writeln("FieldDde:\n");
    InsertFieldDde(builder, insertLinkedObjectAs, "Excel.Sheet", MyDir + "Spreadsheet.xlsx",
        "Sheet1!R1C1", true, true);

    // 3 -  A DDEAUTO field:
    builder.Writeln("FieldDdeAuto:\n");
    InsertFieldDdeAuto(builder, insertLinkedObjectAs, "Excel.Sheet", MyDir + "Spreadsheet.xlsx",
        "Sheet1!R1C1", true);

    doc.UpdateFields();
    doc.Save(ArtifactsDir + "Field.LINK.DDE.DDEAUTO.docx");
}

{
    Document doc = new Document();
    DocumentBuilder builder = new DocumentBuilder(doc);

    // Below are three types of fields we can use to display contents from a linked document in the form of an image.
    // 1 -  A LINK field:
    builder.Writeln("FieldLink:\n");
    InsertFieldLink(builder, insertLinkedObjectAs, "Excel.Sheet", MyDir + "MySpreadsheet.xlsx",
        "Sheet1!R2C2", true);

    // 2 -  A DDE field:
    builder.Writeln("FieldDde:\n");
    InsertFieldDde(builder, insertLinkedObjectAs, "Excel.Sheet", MyDir + "Spreadsheet.xlsx",
        "Sheet1!R1C1", true, true);

    // 3 -  A DDEAUTO field:
    builder.Writeln("FieldDdeAuto:\n");
    InsertFieldDdeAuto(builder, insertLinkedObjectAs, "Excel.Sheet", MyDir + "Spreadsheet.xlsx",
        "Sheet1!R1C1", true);

    doc.UpdateFields();
    doc.Save(ArtifactsDir + "Field.LINK.DDE.DDEAUTO.AsImage.docx");
}

/// <summary>
/// Use a document builder to insert a LINK field and set its properties according to parameters.
/// </summary>
private static void InsertFieldLink(DocumentBuilder builder, InsertLinkedObjectAs insertLinkedObjectAs,
    string progId, string sourceFullName, string sourceItem, bool shouldAutoUpdate)
{
    FieldLink field = (FieldLink)builder.InsertField(FieldType.FieldLink, true);

    switch (insertLinkedObjectAs)
    {
        case InsertLinkedObjectAs.Text:
            field.InsertAsText = true;
            break;
        case InsertLinkedObjectAs.Unicode:
            field.InsertAsUnicode = true;
            break;
        case InsertLinkedObjectAs.Html:
            field.InsertAsHtml = true;
            break;
        case InsertLinkedObjectAs.Rtf:
            field.InsertAsRtf = true;
            break;
        case InsertLinkedObjectAs.Picture:
            field.InsertAsPicture = true;
            break;
        case InsertLinkedObjectAs.Bitmap:
            field.InsertAsBitmap = true;
            break;
    }

    field.AutoUpdate = shouldAutoUpdate;
    field.ProgId = progId;
    field.SourceFullName = sourceFullName;
    field.SourceItem = sourceItem;

    builder.Writeln("\n");
}

/// <summary>
/// Use a document builder to insert a DDE field, and set its properties according to parameters.
/// </summary>
private static void InsertFieldDde(DocumentBuilder builder, InsertLinkedObjectAs insertLinkedObjectAs, string progId,
    string sourceFullName, string sourceItem, bool isLinked, bool shouldAutoUpdate)
{
    FieldDde field = (FieldDde)builder.InsertField(FieldType.FieldDDE, true);

    switch (insertLinkedObjectAs)
    {
        case InsertLinkedObjectAs.Text:
            field.InsertAsText = true;
            break;
        case InsertLinkedObjectAs.Unicode:
            field.InsertAsUnicode = true;
            break;
        case InsertLinkedObjectAs.Html:
            field.InsertAsHtml = true;
            break;
        case InsertLinkedObjectAs.Rtf:
            field.InsertAsRtf = true;
            break;
        case InsertLinkedObjectAs.Picture:
            field.InsertAsPicture = true;
            break;
        case InsertLinkedObjectAs.Bitmap:
            field.InsertAsBitmap = true;
            break;
    }

    field.AutoUpdate = shouldAutoUpdate;
    field.ProgId = progId;
    field.SourceFullName = sourceFullName;
    field.SourceItem = sourceItem;
    field.IsLinked = isLinked;

    builder.Writeln("\n");
}

/// <summary>
/// Use a document builder to insert a DDEAUTO, field and set its properties according to parameters.
/// </summary>
private static void InsertFieldDdeAuto(DocumentBuilder builder, InsertLinkedObjectAs insertLinkedObjectAs,
    string progId, string sourceFullName, string sourceItem, bool isLinked)
{
    FieldDdeAuto field = (FieldDdeAuto)builder.InsertField(FieldType.FieldDDEAuto, true);

    switch (insertLinkedObjectAs)
    {
        case InsertLinkedObjectAs.Text:
            field.InsertAsText = true;
            break;
        case InsertLinkedObjectAs.Unicode:
            field.InsertAsUnicode = true;
            break;
        case InsertLinkedObjectAs.Html:
            field.InsertAsHtml = true;
            break;
        case InsertLinkedObjectAs.Rtf:
            field.InsertAsRtf = true;
            break;
        case InsertLinkedObjectAs.Picture:
            field.InsertAsPicture = true;
            break;
        case InsertLinkedObjectAs.Bitmap:
            field.InsertAsBitmap = true;
            break;
    }

    field.ProgId = progId;
    field.SourceFullName = sourceFullName;
    field.SourceItem = sourceItem;
    field.IsLinked = isLinked;
}

public enum InsertLinkedObjectAs
{
    // LinkedObjectAsText
    Text,
    Unicode,
    Html,
    Rtf,
    // LinkedObjectAsImage
    Picture,
    Bitmap
}

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