FieldRD class

Implements the RD field.

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

public class FieldRD : Field


FieldRD()The default constructor.


DisplayResult { get; }Gets the text that represents the displayed field result.
End { get; }Gets the node that represents the field end.
FileName { get; set; }Gets or sets the name of the file to include when generating a table of contents, table of authorities, or index.
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).
IsPathRelative { get; set; }Gets or sets whether the path is relative to the current document.
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.


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.


Identifies a file to include when you create a table of contents, a table of authorities, or an index with the TOC, TOA, or INDEX field


Shows to use the RD field to create a table of contents entries from headings in other documents.

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

// Use a document builder to insert a table of contents,
// and then add one entry for the table of contents on the following page.
builder.InsertField(FieldType.FieldTOC, true);
builder.CurrentParagraph.ParagraphFormat.StyleName = "Heading 1";
builder.Writeln("TOC entry from within this document");

// Insert an RD field, which references another local file system document in its FileName property.
// The TOC will also now accept all headings from the referenced document as entries for its table.
FieldRD field = (FieldRD)builder.InsertField(FieldType.FieldRefDoc, true);
field.FileName = ArtifactsDir + "ReferencedDocument.docx";

Assert.AreEqual($" RD  {ArtifactsDir.Replace(@"\",@"\\")}ReferencedDocument.docx", field.GetFieldCode());

// Create the document that the RD field is referencing and insert a heading. 
// This heading will show up as an entry in the TOC field in our first document.
Document referencedDoc = new Document();
DocumentBuilder refDocBuilder = new DocumentBuilder(referencedDoc);
refDocBuilder.CurrentParagraph.ParagraphFormat.StyleName = "Heading 1";
refDocBuilder.Writeln("TOC entry from referenced document");
referencedDoc.Save(ArtifactsDir + "ReferencedDocument.docx");

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

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