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TextColumn Class

Represents a text column.
Inheritance Hierarchy
SystemObject
  SautinSoft.DocumentTextColumn

Namespace:  SautinSoft.Document
Assembly:  SautinSoft.Document (in SautinSoft.Document.dll) Version: 3.8.6.28 (3.8.6.28)
Syntax
public sealed class TextColumn

The TextColumn type exposes the following members.

Properties
  NameDescription
Public propertySpaceAfter
Gets or sets the space between two columns (in points). Set this property only if EvenlySpaced is .
Public propertyCode exampleWidth
Gets or sets the width of the column (in points). Set this property only if EvenlySpaced is .
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Methods
  NameDescription
Public methodEquals
Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.
(Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCode
Serves as the default hash function.
(Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetType
Gets the Type of the current instance.
(Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToString
Returns a string that represents the current object.
(Inherited from Object.)
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Examples
How to work with text columns in a document using C#
using SautinSoft.Document;

namespace Sample
{
    class Sample
    {
        static void Main(string[] args)
        {
            TextColumns();
        }

        /// <summary>
        /// Working with text columns. 
        /// </summary>
        /// <remarks>
        /// Details: https://sautinsoft.com/products/document/examples/text-columns.php
        /// </remarks>
        public static void TextColumns()
        {
            string documentPath = @"TextColumns.docx";

            // Let's create a document with 4 columns.
            DocumentCore dc = new DocumentCore();

            // Add new section
            Section s = new Section(dc);
            dc.Sections.Add(s);

            s.PageSetup.PageMargins = new PageMargins()
            {
                Top = LengthUnitConverter.Convert(5, LengthUnit.Millimeter, LengthUnit.Point),
                Right = LengthUnitConverter.Convert(5, LengthUnit.Millimeter, LengthUnit.Point),
                Bottom = LengthUnitConverter.Convert(5, LengthUnit.Millimeter, LengthUnit.Point),
                Left = LengthUnitConverter.Convert(5, LengthUnit.Millimeter, LengthUnit.Point)
            };

            s.PageSetup.TextColumns = new TextColumnCollection(4);
            s.PageSetup.TextColumns.EvenlySpaced = false;
            s.PageSetup.TextColumns[0].Width = LengthUnitConverter.Convert(60, LengthUnit.Millimeter, LengthUnit.Point);
            s.PageSetup.TextColumns[1].Width = LengthUnitConverter.Convert(20, LengthUnit.Millimeter, LengthUnit.Point);
            s.PageSetup.TextColumns[2].Width = LengthUnitConverter.Convert(60, LengthUnit.Millimeter, LengthUnit.Point);
            s.PageSetup.TextColumns[3].Width = LengthUnitConverter.Convert(20, LengthUnit.Millimeter, LengthUnit.Point);

            // Fill our columns by any text.
            string text = "Shrek and Donkey arrive at Farquaad's palace in Duloc, where they end up in a tournament. The winner gets the \"privilege\" of rescuing Fiona so that Farquaad may marry her. ";

            for (int i = 0; i < 22; i++)
                s.Content.End.Insert(text, new CharacterFormat() { FontName = "Arial", Size = 12 });

            (s.Blocks[0] as Paragraph).ParagraphFormat.Alignment = HorizontalAlignment.Justify;

            // Save our document into DOCX format.
            dc.Save(documentPath);

            // Open the result for demonstration purposes.
            System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(new System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo(documentPath) { UseShellExecute = true });
        }
    }
}
How to work with text columns in a document using VB.Net
Imports System
Imports System.IO
Imports SautinSoft.Document

Module Sample
    Sub Main()
        TextColumns()
    End Sub

    ''' <summary>
    ''' Working with text columns. 
    ''' </summary>
    ''' <remarks>
    ''' Details: https://sautinsoft.com/products/document/examples/text-columns.php
    ''' </remarks>
    Sub TextColumns()
        Dim documentPath As String = "TextColumns.docx"

        ' Let's create a document with 4 columns.
        Dim dc As New DocumentCore()

        ' Add new section
        Dim s As New Section(dc)
        dc.Sections.Add(s)

        s.PageSetup.PageMargins = New PageMargins() With {
            .Top = LengthUnitConverter.Convert(5, LengthUnit.Millimeter, LengthUnit.Point),
            .Right = LengthUnitConverter.Convert(5, LengthUnit.Millimeter, LengthUnit.Point),
            .Bottom = LengthUnitConverter.Convert(5, LengthUnit.Millimeter, LengthUnit.Point),
            .Left = LengthUnitConverter.Convert(5, LengthUnit.Millimeter, LengthUnit.Point)
        }

        s.PageSetup.TextColumns = New TextColumnCollection(4)
        s.PageSetup.TextColumns.EvenlySpaced = False
        s.PageSetup.TextColumns(0).Width = LengthUnitConverter.Convert(60, LengthUnit.Millimeter, LengthUnit.Point)
        s.PageSetup.TextColumns(1).Width = LengthUnitConverter.Convert(20, LengthUnit.Millimeter, LengthUnit.Point)
        s.PageSetup.TextColumns(2).Width = LengthUnitConverter.Convert(60, LengthUnit.Millimeter, LengthUnit.Point)
        s.PageSetup.TextColumns(3).Width = LengthUnitConverter.Convert(20, LengthUnit.Millimeter, LengthUnit.Point)

        ' Fill our columns by any text.
        Dim text As String = "Shrek and Donkey arrive at Farquaad's palace in Duloc, where they end up in a tournament. The winner gets the ""privilege"" of rescuing Fiona so that Farquaad may marry her. "

        For i As Integer = 0 To 21
            s.Content.End.Insert(text, New CharacterFormat() With {
                .FontName = "Arial",
                .Size = 12
            })
        Next i

        TryCast(s.Blocks(0), Paragraph).ParagraphFormat.Alignment = HorizontalAlignment.Justify

        ' Save our document into DOCX format.
        dc.Save(documentPath)

        ' Open the result for demonstration purposes.
        System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(New System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo(documentPath) With {.UseShellExecute = True})
    End Sub
End Module
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