AppendDocument

AppendDocument(Document, ImportFormatMode)

Appends the specified document to the end of this document.

public void AppendDocument(Document srcDoc, ImportFormatMode importFormatMode)
Parameter Type Description
srcDoc Document The document to append.
importFormatMode ImportFormatMode Specifies how to merge style formatting that clashes.

Examples

Shows how to append a document to the end of another document.

Document srcDoc = new Document();
srcDoc.FirstSection.Body.AppendParagraph("Source document text. ");

Document dstDoc = new Document();
dstDoc.FirstSection.Body.AppendParagraph("Destination document text. ");

// Append the source document to the destination document while preserving its formatting,
// then save the source document to the local file system.
dstDoc.AppendDocument(srcDoc, ImportFormatMode.KeepSourceFormatting);
dstDoc.Save(ArtifactsDir + "Document.AppendDocument.docx");

Shows how to append all the documents in a folder to the end of a template document.

Document dstDoc = new Document();

DocumentBuilder builder = new DocumentBuilder(dstDoc);
builder.ParagraphFormat.StyleIdentifier = StyleIdentifier.Heading1;
builder.Writeln("Template Document");
builder.ParagraphFormat.StyleIdentifier = StyleIdentifier.Normal;
builder.Writeln("Some content here");

// Append all unencrypted documents with the .doc extension
// from our local file system directory to the base document.
List<string> docFiles = Directory.GetFiles(MyDir, "*.doc").Where(item => item.EndsWith(".doc")).ToList();
foreach (string fileName in docFiles)
{
    FileFormatInfo info = FileFormatUtil.DetectFileFormat(fileName);
    if (info.IsEncrypted)
        continue;

    Document srcDoc = new Document(fileName);
    dstDoc.AppendDocument(srcDoc, ImportFormatMode.UseDestinationStyles);
}

dstDoc.Save(ArtifactsDir + "Document.AppendAllDocumentsInFolder.doc");

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AppendDocument(Document, ImportFormatMode, ImportFormatOptions)

Appends the specified document to the end of this document.

public void AppendDocument(Document srcDoc, ImportFormatMode importFormatMode, 
    ImportFormatOptions importFormatOptions)
Parameter Type Description
srcDoc Document The document to append.
importFormatMode ImportFormatMode Specifies how to merge style formatting that clashes.
importFormatOptions ImportFormatOptions Allows to specify options that affect formatting of a result document.

Examples

Shows how to manage list style clashes while appending a clone of a document to itself.

Document srcDoc = new Document(MyDir + "List item.docx");
Document dstDoc = new Document(MyDir + "List item.docx");

// If there is a clash of list styles, apply the list format of the source document.
// Set the "KeepSourceNumbering" property to "false" to not import any list numbers into the destination document.
// Set the "KeepSourceNumbering" property to "true" import all clashing
// list style numbering with the same appearance that it had in the source document.
DocumentBuilder builder = new DocumentBuilder(dstDoc);
builder.MoveToDocumentEnd();
builder.InsertBreak(BreakType.SectionBreakNewPage);

ImportFormatOptions options = new ImportFormatOptions();
options.KeepSourceNumbering = keepSourceNumbering;
builder.InsertDocument(srcDoc, ImportFormatMode.KeepSourceFormatting, options);

dstDoc.UpdateListLabels();

Shows how to manage list style clashes while inserting a document.

Document dstDoc = new Document();
DocumentBuilder builder = new DocumentBuilder(dstDoc);
builder.InsertBreak(BreakType.ParagraphBreak);

dstDoc.Lists.Add(ListTemplate.NumberDefault);
Aspose.Words.Lists.List list = dstDoc.Lists[0];

builder.ListFormat.List = list;

for (int i = 1; i <= 15; i++)
    builder.Write($"List Item {i}\n");

Document attachDoc = (Document)dstDoc.Clone(true);

// If there is a clash of list styles, apply the list format of the source document.
// Set the "KeepSourceNumbering" property to "false" to not import any list numbers into the destination document.
// Set the "KeepSourceNumbering" property to "true" import all clashing
// list style numbering with the same appearance that it had in the source document.
ImportFormatOptions importOptions = new ImportFormatOptions();
importOptions.KeepSourceNumbering = keepSourceNumbering;

builder.InsertBreak(BreakType.SectionBreakNewPage);
builder.InsertDocument(attachDoc, ImportFormatMode.KeepSourceFormatting, importOptions);

dstDoc.Save(ArtifactsDir + "DocumentBuilder.InsertDocumentAndResolveStyles.docx");

Shows how to manage list style clashes while appending a document.

// Load a document with text in a custom style and clone it.
Document srcDoc = new Document(MyDir + "Custom list numbering.docx");
Document dstDoc = srcDoc.Clone();

// We now have two documents, each with an identical style named "CustomStyle".
// Change the text color for one of the styles to set it apart from the other.
dstDoc.Styles["CustomStyle"].Font.Color = Color.DarkRed;

// If there is a clash of list styles, apply the list format of the source document.
// Set the "KeepSourceNumbering" property to "false" to not import any list numbers into the destination document.
// Set the "KeepSourceNumbering" property to "true" import all clashing
// list style numbering with the same appearance that it had in the source document.
ImportFormatOptions options = new ImportFormatOptions();
options.KeepSourceNumbering = keepSourceNumbering;

// Joining two documents that have different styles that share the same name causes a style clash.
// We can specify an import format mode while appending documents to resolve this clash.
dstDoc.AppendDocument(srcDoc, ImportFormatMode.KeepDifferentStyles, options);
dstDoc.UpdateListLabels();

dstDoc.Save(ArtifactsDir + "DocumentBuilder.AppendDocumentAndResolveStyles.docx");

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