Document.AttachedTemplate property

Gets or sets the full path of the template attached to the document.

public string AttachedTemplate { get; set; }


ArgumentNullExceptionThrows if you attempt to set to a null value.


Empty string means the document is attached to the Normal template.


Shows how to set a default template for documents that do not have attached templates.

Document doc = new Document();

// Enable automatic style updating, but do not attach a template document.
doc.AutomaticallyUpdateStyles = true;

Assert.AreEqual(string.Empty, doc.AttachedTemplate);

// Since there is no template document, the document had nowhere to track style changes.
// Use a SaveOptions object to automatically set a template
// if a document that we are saving does not have one.
SaveOptions options = SaveOptions.CreateSaveOptions("Document.DefaultTemplate.docx");
options.DefaultTemplate = MyDir + "Business brochure.dotx";

doc.Save(ArtifactsDir + "Document.DefaultTemplate.docx", options);

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