Document .Net - hot to modify a table in document

How to modify an existing table in a document


In the first table of the document, we will change the fill color and the cell border type.


Complete code

using System.IO;
using System.Linq;
using SautinSoft.Document;
using SautinSoft.Document.Tables;

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

        /// <summary>
        /// How to modify an existing table in a document.
        /// </summary>
        /// <remarks>
        /// Details: https://sautinsoft.com/products/document/examples/modify-table.php
        /// </remarks>
        public static void ModifyTable()
        {
            string sourcePath = @"..\..\table.docx";
            string destPath = "Table modified.docx";

            // Load a document with a table.
            DocumentCore dc = DocumentCore.Load(sourcePath);

            // Find a first table in the document.
            Table table = (Table)dc.GetChildElements(true, ElementType.Table).First();

            // Set dashed borders and yellow background for all cells.
            for (int r = 0; r < table.Rows.Count; r++)
            {
                for (int c = 0; c < table.Rows[r].Cells.Count; c++)
                {
                    TableCell cell = table.Rows[r].Cells[c];
                    cell.CellFormat.Borders.SetBorders(MultipleBorderTypes.Outside, BorderStyle.Dashed, Color.Black, 1);
                    cell.CellFormat.BackgroundColor = new Color("#FFCC00");
                }
            }

            // Save the document as DOCX.
            dc.Save(destPath, new DocxSaveOptions());

            // Show the source and the dest documents.
            System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(new System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo(sourcePath) { UseShellExecute = true });
            System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(new System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo(destPath) { UseShellExecute = true });
        }
    }
}

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            Imports System
Imports System.IO
Imports System.Linq
Imports SautinSoft.Document
Imports SautinSoft.Document.Tables

Module Sample
    Sub Main()
        ModifyTable()
    End Sub

    ''' <summary>
    ''' How to modify an existing table in a document.
    ''' </summary>
    ''' <remarks>
    ''' Details: https://sautinsoft.com/products/document/examples/modify-table.php
    ''' </remarks>
    Sub ModifyTable()
        Dim sourcePath As String = "..\table.docx"
        Dim destPath As String = "Table modified.docx"

        ' Load a document with a table.
        Dim dc As DocumentCore = DocumentCore.Load(sourcePath)

        ' Find a first table in the document.
        Dim table As Table = CType(dc.GetChildElements(True, ElementType.Table).First(), Table)

        ' Set dashed borders and yellow background for all cells.
        For r As Integer = 0 To table.Rows.Count - 1
            Dim c As Integer = 0
            Do While c < table.Rows(r).Cells.Count
                Dim cell As TableCell = table.Rows(r).Cells(c)
                cell.CellFormat.Borders.SetBorders(MultipleBorderTypes.Outside, BorderStyle.Dashed, Color.Black, 1)
                cell.CellFormat.BackgroundColor = New Color("#FFCC00")
                c += 1
            Loop
        Next r

        ' Save the document as DOCX.
        dc.Save(destPath, New DocxSaveOptions())

        ' Show the source and the dest documents.
        System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(New System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo(sourcePath) With {.UseShellExecute = True})
        System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(New System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo(destPath) With {.UseShellExecute = True})
    End Sub
End Module

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