Document .Net - Table Formatting

How to create a table and apply formatting in a document using C# and VB.Net.

Complete code

using System;
using SautinSoft.Document;
using SautinSoft.Document.Tables;

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

		/// <summary>
        /// How to create a table and apply formatting in a document. 
        /// </summary>
        /// <remarks>
        /// Details: https://sautinsoft.com/products/document/examples/table-format.php
        /// </remarks>		
        public static void TableFormat()
        {
            string documentPath = @"TableFormat.docx";

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

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

            Table table = new Table(dc);
            table.TableFormat.AutomaticallyResizeToFitContents = false;
            table.TableFormat.Alignment = HorizontalAlignment.Center;
            table.TableFormat.Borders.SetBorders(MultipleBorderTypes.Outside, BorderStyle.Dotted, Color.DarkBlue, 2.0);

            table.Columns.Add(new TableColumn() { PreferredWidth = 50 });
            table.Columns.Add(new TableColumn() { PreferredWidth = 80 });
            table.Columns.Add(new TableColumn() { PreferredWidth = 100 });
            table.Columns.Add(new TableColumn() { PreferredWidth = 120 });
            table.Columns.Add(new TableColumn() { PreferredWidth = 80 });

            TableRow row = new TableRow(dc);
            row.RowFormat.Height = new TableRowHeight(100, HeightRule.AtLeast);
            table.Rows.Add(row);

            TableCell cell1 = new TableCell(dc, new Paragraph(dc, "PDF is Portable Document Format"));
            cell1.CellFormat.TextDirection = TextDirection.TopToBottom;
            cell1.CellFormat.BackgroundColor = Color.Yellow;
            cell1.CellFormat.Padding = new Padding(5);
            cell1.CellFormat.Borders.SetBorders(MultipleBorderTypes.Outside, BorderStyle.Dotted, Color.Yellow, 1.0);
            row.Cells.Add(cell1);

            TableCell cell2 = new TableCell(dc, new Paragraph(dc, "DOCX is Office Open XML"));
            cell2.CellFormat.VerticalAlignment = VerticalAlignment.Center;
            cell2.CellFormat.Borders.SetBorders(MultipleBorderTypes.Outside, BorderStyle.Dotted, Color.Black, 1.0);
            row.Cells.Add(cell2);

            row.Cells.Add(new TableCell(dc, new Paragraph(dc, "HTML is Hypertext Markup Language"))
            {
                CellFormat = new TableCellFormat()
                {
                    BackgroundColor = Color.Pink                   
                }
            });

            row.Cells.Add(new TableCell(dc, new Paragraph(dc, "Images: jpeg, png, bmp, tiff")
            {
                ParagraphFormat = new ParagraphFormat()
                {
                    Alignment = HorizontalAlignment.Center
                }
            })
            {
                CellFormat = new TableCellFormat()
                {
                    VerticalAlignment = VerticalAlignment.Center,
                    BackgroundColor = Color.Purple
                }
            });

            TableCell cell5 = new TableCell(dc, new Paragraph(dc, "RTF is Rich Text Format"));
            cell5.CellFormat.TextDirection = TextDirection.BottomToTop;
            cell5.CellFormat.Padding = new Padding(5);
            cell5.CellFormat.Borders.SetBorders(MultipleBorderTypes.Outside, BorderStyle.Dashed, Color.Red, 1.0);
            row.Cells.Add(cell5);
            
            // Add the table into the section.
            s.Blocks.Add(table);

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

            // Open the result for demonstation purposes.
            System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(new System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo(documentPath) { UseShellExecute = true });
        }
    }
}

Download.

        
            Imports System
Imports SautinSoft.Document
Imports SautinSoft.Document.Tables

Module Sample
    Sub Main()
        TableFormat()
    End Sub

    ''' <summary>
    ''' How to create a table and apply formatting in a document. 
    ''' </summary>
    ''' <remarks>
    ''' Details: https://sautinsoft.com/products/document/examples/table-format.php
    ''' </remarks>
    Sub TableFormat()
        Dim documentPath As String = "TableFormat.docx"

        ' Let's create a new document.
        Dim dc As New DocumentCore()

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


        Dim table As New Table(dc)
        table.TableFormat.AutomaticallyResizeToFitContents = False
        table.TableFormat.Alignment = HorizontalAlignment.Center
        table.TableFormat.Borders.SetBorders(MultipleBorderTypes.Outside, BorderStyle.Dotted, Color.DarkBlue, 2.0)

        table.Columns.Add(New TableColumn() With {.PreferredWidth = 50})
        table.Columns.Add(New TableColumn() With {.PreferredWidth = 80})
        table.Columns.Add(New TableColumn() With {.PreferredWidth = 100})
        table.Columns.Add(New TableColumn() With {.PreferredWidth = 120})
        table.Columns.Add(New TableColumn() With {.PreferredWidth = 80})

        Dim row As New TableRow(dc)
        row.RowFormat.Height = New TableRowHeight(100, HeightRule.AtLeast)
        table.Rows.Add(row)

        Dim cell1 As New TableCell(dc, New Paragraph(dc, "PDF is Portable Document Format"))
        cell1.CellFormat.TextDirection = TextDirection.TopToBottom
        cell1.CellFormat.BackgroundColor = Color.Yellow
        cell1.CellFormat.Padding = New Padding(5)
        cell1.CellFormat.Borders.SetBorders(MultipleBorderTypes.Outside, BorderStyle.Dotted, Color.Yellow, 1.0)
        row.Cells.Add(cell1)

        Dim cell2 As New TableCell(dc, New Paragraph(dc, "DOCX is Office Open XML"))
        cell2.CellFormat.VerticalAlignment = VerticalAlignment.Center
        cell2.CellFormat.Borders.SetBorders(MultipleBorderTypes.Outside, BorderStyle.Dotted, Color.Black, 1.0)
        row.Cells.Add(cell2)

        row.Cells.Add(New TableCell(dc, New Paragraph(dc, "HTML is Hypertext Markup Language")) With {
            .CellFormat = New TableCellFormat() With {.BackgroundColor = Color.Pink}
        })

        row.Cells.Add(New TableCell(dc, New Paragraph(dc, "Images: jpeg, png, bmp, tiff") With
        {
            .ParagraphFormat = New ParagraphFormat() With
            {.Alignment = HorizontalAlignment.Center}
        }) With {
            .CellFormat = New TableCellFormat() With {
                .VerticalAlignment = VerticalAlignment.Center,
                .BackgroundColor = Color.Purple
            }
        })

        Dim cell5 As New TableCell(dc, New Paragraph(dc, "RTF is Rich Text Format"))
        cell5.CellFormat.TextDirection = TextDirection.BottomToTop
        cell5.CellFormat.Padding = New Padding(5)
        cell5.CellFormat.Borders.SetBorders(MultipleBorderTypes.Outside, BorderStyle.Dashed, Color.Red, 1.0)
        row.Cells.Add(cell5)

        ' Add the table into the section.
        s.Blocks.Add(table)

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

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

Download.


If you need a new code example or have a question: email us at support@sautinsoft.com or ask at Online Chat (right-bottom corner of this page) or use the Form below:



Questions and suggestions from you are always welcome!

We are developing .Net components since 2002. We know PDF, DOCX, RTF, HTML, XLSX and Images formats. If you need any assistance with creating, modifying or converting documents in various formats, we can help you. We will write any code example for you absolutely free.

© SautinSoft 2002 - 2019