BookmarkStart

BookmarkStart constructor

Initializes a new instance of the BookmarkStart class.

public BookmarkStart(DocumentBase doc, string name)
Parameter Type Description
doc DocumentBase The owner document.
name String The name of the bookmark. Cannot be null.

Examples

Shows how to add bookmarks and update their contents.

public void CreateUpdateAndPrintBookmarks()
{
    // Create a document with three bookmarks, then use a custom document visitor implementation to print their contents.
    Document doc = CreateDocumentWithBookmarks(3);
    BookmarkCollection bookmarks = doc.Range.Bookmarks;

    PrintAllBookmarkInfo(bookmarks);

    // Bookmarks can be accessed in the bookmark collection by index or name, and their names can be updated.
    bookmarks[0].Name = $"{bookmarks[0].Name}_NewName";
    bookmarks["MyBookmark_2"].Text = $"Updated text contents of {bookmarks[1].Name}";

    // Print all bookmarks again to see updated values.
    PrintAllBookmarkInfo(bookmarks);
}

/// <summary>
/// Create a document with a given number of bookmarks.
/// </summary>
private static Document CreateDocumentWithBookmarks(int numberOfBookmarks)
{
    Document doc = new Document();
    DocumentBuilder builder = new DocumentBuilder(doc);

    for (int i = 1; i <= numberOfBookmarks; i++)
    {
        string bookmarkName = "MyBookmark_" + i;

        builder.Write("Text before bookmark.");
        builder.StartBookmark(bookmarkName);
        builder.Write($"Text inside {bookmarkName}.");
        builder.EndBookmark(bookmarkName);
        builder.Writeln("Text after bookmark.");
    }

    return doc;
}

/// <summary>
/// Use an iterator and a visitor to print info of every bookmark in the collection.
/// </summary>
private static void PrintAllBookmarkInfo(BookmarkCollection bookmarks)
{
    BookmarkInfoPrinter bookmarkVisitor = new BookmarkInfoPrinter();

    // Get each bookmark in the collection to accept a visitor that will print its contents.
    using (IEnumerator<Bookmark> enumerator = bookmarks.GetEnumerator())
    {
        while (enumerator.MoveNext())
        {
            Bookmark currentBookmark = enumerator.Current;

            if (currentBookmark != null)
            {
                currentBookmark.BookmarkStart.Accept(bookmarkVisitor);
                currentBookmark.BookmarkEnd.Accept(bookmarkVisitor);

                Console.WriteLine(currentBookmark.BookmarkStart.GetText());
            }
        }
    }
}

/// <summary>
/// Prints contents of every visited bookmark to the console.
/// </summary>
public class BookmarkInfoPrinter : DocumentVisitor
{
    public override VisitorAction VisitBookmarkStart(BookmarkStart bookmarkStart)
    {
        Console.WriteLine($"BookmarkStart name: \"{bookmarkStart.Name}\", Contents: \"{bookmarkStart.Bookmark.Text}\"");
        return VisitorAction.Continue;
    }

    public override VisitorAction VisitBookmarkEnd(BookmarkEnd bookmarkEnd)
    {
        Console.WriteLine($"BookmarkEnd name: \"{bookmarkEnd.Name}\"");
        return VisitorAction.Continue;
    }
}

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