Border.DistanceFromText property

Gets or sets distance of the border from text or from the page edge in points.

public double DistanceFromText { get; set; }


Has no effect and will be automatically reset to zero for borders of table cells.


Shows how to create a wide blue band border at the top of the first page.

Document doc = new Document();

PageSetup pageSetup = doc.Sections[0].PageSetup;
pageSetup.BorderAlwaysInFront = false;
pageSetup.BorderDistanceFrom = PageBorderDistanceFrom.PageEdge;
pageSetup.BorderAppliesTo = PageBorderAppliesTo.FirstPage;

Border border = pageSetup.Borders[BorderType.Top];
border.LineStyle = LineStyle.Single;
border.LineWidth = 30;
border.Color = Color.Blue;
border.DistanceFromText = 0;

doc.Save(ArtifactsDir + "PageSetup.PageBorderProperties.docx");

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