FieldKeywords class

Implements the KEYWORDS field.

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

public class FieldKeywords : Field


FieldKeywords()The default constructor.


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.
Text { get; set; }Gets or sets the text of the keywords.
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.


Retrieves, and optionally sets, the document’s keywords, as recorded in the Keywords property of the built-in document properties.


Shows to insert a KEYWORDS field.

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

// Add some keywords, also referred to as "tags" in File Explorer.
doc.BuiltInDocumentProperties.Keywords = "Keyword1, Keyword2";

// The KEYWORDS field displays the value of this property.
FieldKeywords field = (FieldKeywords)builder.InsertField(FieldType.FieldKeyword, true);

Assert.AreEqual(" KEYWORDS ", field.GetFieldCode());
Assert.AreEqual("Keyword1, Keyword2", field.Result);

// Setting a value for the field's Text property,
// and then updating the field will also overwrite the corresponding built-in property with the new value.
field.Text = "OverridingKeyword";

Assert.AreEqual(" KEYWORDS  OverridingKeyword", field.GetFieldCode());
Assert.AreEqual("OverridingKeyword", field.Result);
Assert.AreEqual("OverridingKeyword", doc.BuiltInDocumentProperties.Keywords);

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

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