insert_paragraph method


Inserts a paragraph break into the document.

def insert_paragraph(self):


Current paragraph formatting specified by the DocumentBuilder.paragraph_format 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.


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


Shows how to insert a paragraph into the document.

doc = aw.Document()
builder = aw.DocumentBuilder(doc)

font = builder.font
font.size = 16
font.bold = True
font.color = = "Arial"
font.underline = aw.Underline.DASH

paragraph_format = builder.paragraph_format
paragraph_format.first_line_indent = 8
paragraph_format.alignment = aw.ParagraphAlignment.JUSTIFY
paragraph_format.add_space_between_far_east_and_alpha = True
paragraph_format.add_space_between_far_east_and_digit = True
paragraph_format.keep_together = 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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