ParentTable

Row.ParentTable property

Returns the immediate parent table of the row.

public Table ParentTable { get; }

Remarks

Equivalent to FirstNonMarkupParentNode casted to Table.

Examples

Shows how to print the node structure of every table in a document.

public void TableToText()
{
    Document doc = new Document(MyDir + "DocumentVisitor-compatible features.docx");
    TableStructurePrinter visitor = new TableStructurePrinter();

    // When we get a composite node to accept a document visitor, the visitor visits the accepting node,
    // and then traverses all the node's children in a depth-first manner.
    // The visitor can read and modify each visited node.
    doc.Accept(visitor);

    Console.WriteLine(visitor.GetText());
}

/// <summary>
/// Traverses a node's non-binary tree of child nodes.
/// Creates a map in the form of a string of all encountered Table nodes and their children.
/// </summary>
public class TableStructurePrinter : DocumentVisitor
{
    public TableStructurePrinter()
    {
        mVisitedTables = new StringBuilder();
        mVisitorIsInsideTable = false;
    }

    public string GetText()
    {
        return mVisitedTables.ToString();
    }

    /// <summary>
    /// Called when a Run node is encountered in the document.
    /// Runs that are not within tables are not recorded.
    /// </summary>
    public override VisitorAction VisitRun(Run run)
    {
        if (mVisitorIsInsideTable) IndentAndAppendLine("[Run] \"" + run.GetText() + "\"");

        return VisitorAction.Continue;
    }

    /// <summary>
    /// Called when a Table is encountered in the document.
    /// </summary>
    public override VisitorAction VisitTableStart(Table table)
    {
        int rows = 0;
        int columns = 0;

        if (table.Rows.Count > 0)
        {
            rows = table.Rows.Count;
            columns = table.FirstRow.Count;
        }

        IndentAndAppendLine("[Table start] Size: " + rows + "x" + columns);
        mDocTraversalDepth++;
        mVisitorIsInsideTable = true;

        return VisitorAction.Continue;
    }

    /// <summary>
    /// Called after all the child nodes of a Table node have been visited.
    /// </summary>
    public override VisitorAction VisitTableEnd(Table table)
    {
        mDocTraversalDepth--;
        IndentAndAppendLine("[Table end]");
        mVisitorIsInsideTable = false;

        return VisitorAction.Continue;
    }

    /// <summary>
    /// Called when a Row node is encountered in the document.
    /// </summary>
    public override VisitorAction VisitRowStart(Row row)
    {
        string rowContents = row.GetText().TrimEnd(new []{ '\u0007', ' ' }).Replace("\u0007", ", ");
        int rowWidth = row.IndexOf(row.LastCell) + 1;
        int rowIndex = row.ParentTable.IndexOf(row);
        string rowStatusInTable = row.IsFirstRow && row.IsLastRow ? "only" : row.IsFirstRow ? "first" : row.IsLastRow ? "last" : "";
        if (rowStatusInTable != "")
        {
            rowStatusInTable = $", the {rowStatusInTable} row in this table,";
        }

        IndentAndAppendLine($"[Row start] Row #{++rowIndex}{rowStatusInTable} width {rowWidth}, \"{rowContents}\"");
        mDocTraversalDepth++;

        return VisitorAction.Continue;
    }

    /// <summary>
    /// Called after all the child nodes of a Row node have been visited.
    /// </summary>
    public override VisitorAction VisitRowEnd(Row row)
    {
        mDocTraversalDepth--;
        IndentAndAppendLine("[Row end]");

        return VisitorAction.Continue;
    }

    /// <summary>
    /// Called when a Cell node is encountered in the document.
    /// </summary>
    public override VisitorAction VisitCellStart(Cell cell)
    {
        Row row = cell.ParentRow;
        Table table = row.ParentTable;
        string cellStatusInRow = cell.IsFirstCell && cell.IsLastCell ? "only" : cell.IsFirstCell ? "first" : cell.IsLastCell ? "last" : "";
        if (cellStatusInRow != "")
        {
            cellStatusInRow = $", the {cellStatusInRow} cell in this row";
        }

        IndentAndAppendLine($"[Cell start] Row {table.IndexOf(row) + 1}, Col {row.IndexOf(cell) + 1}{cellStatusInRow}");
        mDocTraversalDepth++;

        return VisitorAction.Continue;
    }

    /// <summary>
    /// Called after all the child nodes of a Cell node have been visited.
    /// </summary>
    public override VisitorAction VisitCellEnd(Cell cell)
    {
        mDocTraversalDepth--;
        IndentAndAppendLine("[Cell end]");
        return VisitorAction.Continue;
    }

    /// <summary>
    /// Append a line to the StringBuilder, and indent it depending on how deep the visitor is
    /// into the current table's tree of child nodes.
    /// </summary>
    /// <param name="text"></param>
    private void IndentAndAppendLine(string text)
    {
        for (int i = 0; i < mDocTraversalDepth; i++)
        {
            mVisitedTables.Append("|  ");
        }

        mVisitedTables.AppendLine(text);
    }

    private bool mVisitorIsInsideTable;
    private int mDocTraversalDepth;
    private readonly StringBuilder mVisitedTables;
}

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