StructuredDocumentTag.CalendarType property

Specifies the type of calendar for this SDT. Default is Default

public SdtCalendarType CalendarType { get; set; }


Accessing this property will only work for Date SDT type.

For all other SDT types exception will occur.


Shows how to prompt the user to enter a date with a structured document tag.

Document doc = new Document();

// Insert a structured document tag that prompts the user to enter a date.
// In Microsoft Word, this element is known as a "Date picker content control".
// When we click on the arrow on the right end of this tag in Microsoft Word,
// we will see a pop up in the form of a clickable calendar.
// We can use that popup to select a date that the tag will display.
StructuredDocumentTag sdtDate = new StructuredDocumentTag(doc, SdtType.Date, MarkupLevel.Inline);

// Display the date, according to the Saudi Arabian Arabic locale.
sdtDate.DateDisplayLocale = CultureInfo.GetCultureInfo("ar-SA").LCID;

// Set the format with which to display the date.
sdtDate.DateDisplayFormat = "dd MMMM, yyyy";
sdtDate.DateStorageFormat = SdtDateStorageFormat.DateTime;

// Display the date according to the Hijri calendar.
sdtDate.CalendarType = SdtCalendarType.Hijri;

// Before the user chooses a date in Microsoft Word, the tag will display the text "Click here to enter a date.".
// According to the tag's calendar, set the "FullDate" property to get the tag to display a default date.
sdtDate.FullDate = new DateTime(1440, 10, 20);

DocumentBuilder builder = new DocumentBuilder(doc);

doc.Save(ArtifactsDir + "StructuredDocumentTag.Date.docx");

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