Style.BaseStyleName property

Gets/sets the name of the style this style is based on.

public string BaseStyleName { get; set; }


This will be an empty string if the style is not based on any other style and it can be set to an empty string.


Shows how to use style aliases.

Document doc = new Document(MyDir + "Style with alias.docx");

// This document contains a style named "MyStyle,MyStyle Alias 1,MyStyle Alias 2".
// If a style's name has multiple values separated by commas, each clause is a separate alias.
Style style = doc.Styles["MyStyle"];
Assert.AreEqual(new [] { "MyStyle Alias 1", "MyStyle Alias 2" }, style.Aliases);
Assert.AreEqual("Title", style.BaseStyleName);
Assert.AreEqual("MyStyle Char", style.LinkedStyleName);

// We can reference a style using its alias, as well as its name.
Assert.AreEqual(doc.Styles["MyStyle Alias 1"], doc.Styles["MyStyle Alias 2"]);

DocumentBuilder builder = new DocumentBuilder(doc);
builder.ParagraphFormat.Style = doc.Styles["MyStyle Alias 1"];
builder.Writeln("Hello world!");
builder.ParagraphFormat.Style = doc.Styles["MyStyle Alias 2"];
builder.Write("Hello again!");


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