FieldGoToButton class

Implements the GOTOBUTTON field.

To learn more, visit the Working with Fields documentation article.

public class FieldGoToButton : Field


FieldGoToButton()The default constructor.


DisplayResult { get; }Gets the text that represents the displayed field result.
DisplayText { get; set; }Gets or sets the text of the “button” that appears in the document, such that it can be selected to activate the jump.
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.
Location { get; set; }Gets or sets the name of a bookmark, a page number, or some other item to jump to.
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.


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.


Inserts a jump command, such that when it is activated, the insertion point of the document is moved to the specified location.


Shows to insert a GOTOBUTTON field.

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

// Add a GOTOBUTTON field. When we double-click this field in Microsoft Word,
// it will take the text cursor to the bookmark whose name the Location property references.
FieldGoToButton field = (FieldGoToButton)builder.InsertField(FieldType.FieldGoToButton, true);
field.DisplayText = "My Button";
field.Location = "MyBookmark";

Assert.AreEqual(" GOTOBUTTON  MyBookmark My Button", field.GetFieldCode());

// Insert a valid bookmark for the field to reference.
builder.Writeln("Bookmark text contents.");

doc.Save(ArtifactsDir + "Field.GOTOBUTTON.docx");

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