RowFormat

RowFormat class

Represents all formatting for a table row.

To learn more, visit the Working with Tables documentation article.

public class RowFormat

Properties

Name Description
AllowBreakAcrossPages { get; set; } True if the text in a table row is allowed to split across a page break.
Borders { get; } Gets the collection of default cell borders for the row.
HeadingFormat { get; set; } True if the row is repeated as a table heading on every page when the table spans more than one page.
Height { get; set; } Gets or sets the height of the table row in points.
HeightRule { get; set; } Gets or sets the rule for determining the height of the table row.

Methods

Name Description
ClearFormatting() Resets to default row formatting.

Examples

Shows how to modify formatting of a table row.

Document doc = new Document(MyDir + "Tables.docx");
Table table = doc.FirstSection.Body.Tables[0];

// Use the first row's "RowFormat" property to set formatting that modifies that entire row's appearance.
Row firstRow = table.FirstRow;
firstRow.RowFormat.Borders.LineStyle = LineStyle.None;
firstRow.RowFormat.HeightRule = HeightRule.Auto;
firstRow.RowFormat.AllowBreakAcrossPages = true;

doc.Save(ArtifactsDir + "Table.RowFormat.docx");

Shows how to modify the format of rows and cells in a table.

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

Table table = builder.StartTable();
builder.InsertCell();
builder.Write("City");
builder.InsertCell();
builder.Write("Country");
builder.EndRow();
builder.InsertCell();
builder.Write("London");
builder.InsertCell();
builder.Write("U.K.");
builder.EndTable();

// Use the first row's "RowFormat" property to modify the formatting
// of the contents of all cells in this row.
RowFormat rowFormat = table.FirstRow.RowFormat;
rowFormat.Height = 25;
rowFormat.Borders[BorderType.Bottom].Color = Color.Red;

// Use the "CellFormat" property of the first cell in the last row to modify the formatting of that cell's contents.
CellFormat cellFormat = table.LastRow.FirstCell.CellFormat;
cellFormat.Width = 100;
cellFormat.Shading.BackgroundPatternColor = Color.Orange;

doc.Save(ArtifactsDir + "Table.RowCellFormat.docx");

Shows how to build a table with custom borders.

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

builder.StartTable();

// Setting table formatting options for a document builder
// will apply them to every row and cell that we add with it.
builder.ParagraphFormat.Alignment = ParagraphAlignment.Center;

builder.CellFormat.ClearFormatting();
builder.CellFormat.Width = 150;
builder.CellFormat.VerticalAlignment = CellVerticalAlignment.Center;
builder.CellFormat.Shading.BackgroundPatternColor = Color.GreenYellow;
builder.CellFormat.WrapText = false;
builder.CellFormat.FitText = true;

builder.RowFormat.ClearFormatting();
builder.RowFormat.HeightRule = HeightRule.Exactly;
builder.RowFormat.Height = 50;
builder.RowFormat.Borders.LineStyle = LineStyle.Engrave3D;
builder.RowFormat.Borders.Color = Color.Orange;

builder.InsertCell();
builder.Write("Row 1, Col 1");

builder.InsertCell();
builder.Write("Row 1, Col 2");
builder.EndRow();

// Changing the formatting will apply it to the current cell,
// and any new cells that we create with the builder afterward.
// This will not affect the cells that we have added previously.
builder.CellFormat.Shading.ClearFormatting();

builder.InsertCell();
builder.Write("Row 2, Col 1");

builder.InsertCell();
builder.Write("Row 2, Col 2");

builder.EndRow();

// Increase row height to fit the vertical text.
builder.InsertCell();
builder.RowFormat.Height = 150;
builder.CellFormat.Orientation = TextOrientation.Upward;
builder.Write("Row 3, Col 1");

builder.InsertCell();
builder.CellFormat.Orientation = TextOrientation.Downward;
builder.Write("Row 3, Col 2");

builder.EndRow();
builder.EndTable();

doc.Save(ArtifactsDir + "DocumentBuilder.InsertTable.docx");

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