DocumentBuilder.InsertParagraph method

Inserts a paragraph break into the document.

public Paragraph InsertParagraph()

Return Value

The paragraph node that was just inserted. It is the same node as CurrentParagraph.


Current paragraph formatting specified by the ParagraphFormat property is used.

Breaks the current paragraph in two. After inserting the paragraph, the cursor is placed at the beginning of the new paragraph.

An exception is thrown if it is not possible to insert a paragraph break at the current cursor position.


Shows how to insert a paragraph into the document.

Document doc = new Document();
DocumentBuilder builder = new DocumentBuilder(doc);

Font font = builder.Font;
font.Size = 16;
font.Bold = true;
font.Color = Color.Blue;
font.Name = "Arial";
font.Underline = Underline.Dash;

ParagraphFormat paragraphFormat = builder.ParagraphFormat;
paragraphFormat.FirstLineIndent = 8;
paragraphFormat.Alignment = ParagraphAlignment.Justify;
paragraphFormat.AddSpaceBetweenFarEastAndAlpha = true;
paragraphFormat.AddSpaceBetweenFarEastAndDigit = true;
paragraphFormat.KeepTogether = true;

// The "Writeln" method ends the paragraph after appending text
// and then starts a new line, adding a new paragraph.
builder.Writeln("Hello world!");


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