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ParagraphFormatClearFormatting Method

Clears the formatting.

Namespace: SautinSoft.Document
Assembly: SautinSoft.Document (in SautinSoft.Document.dll) Version: 2024.7.18
Syntax
public override void ClearFormatting()
Remarks
This method will clear all directly set formatting values. When retrieving formatting value, they can still come from other sources.
Example

See Developer Guide: Insert a TOC (Table of Contents) field into the document

Insert a TOC (Table of Contents) field into the document using C#
using System;
using SautinSoft.Document;
using System.Text;

namespace Example
{
    class Program
    {
        static void Main(string[] args)
        {
            // Get your free 100-day key here:   
            // https://sautinsoft.com/start-for-free/
            InsertingToc();
        }
        /// <summary>
        /// Insert a TOC (Table of Contents) field into the document using DocumentBuilder.
        /// </summary>
        /// <remarks>
        /// Details: https://www.sautinsoft.com/products/document/help/net/developer-guide/documentbuilder-inserting-toc.php
        /// </remarks>

        static void InsertingToc()
        {
            DocumentCore dc = new DocumentCore();
            DocumentBuilder db = new DocumentBuilder(dc);

            // Insert the formatted text into the document using DocumentBuilder.
            db.CharacterFormat.FontName = "Verdana";
            db.CharacterFormat.Size = 16;
            db.Writeln("Table of Contents.");
            db.CharacterFormat.ClearFormatting();

            // Insert Table of Contents field into the document at the current position.
            TableOfEntries toe = db.InsertTableOfContents("\\o \"1-3\" \\h");
            // For information about switches, see the description on the page above.

            // Add the text and divide it into headings.
            db.InsertSpecialCharacter(SpecialCharacterType.PageBreak);
            ParagraphStyle Heading1Style = (ParagraphStyle)Style.CreateStyle(StyleTemplateType.Heading1, dc);
            dc.Styles.Add(Heading1Style);
            db.ParagraphFormat.Style = Heading1Style;
            db.Writeln("Heading 1");
            db.ParagraphFormat.ClearFormatting();
            db.Writeln("Some text Heading 1 Some text Heading 1 Some text Heading 1 Some text Heading 1 Some text Heading 1 Some text Heading 1" +
                "Some text Heading 1 Some text Heading 1 Some text Heading 1 Some text Heading 1 Some text Heading 1 Some text Heading 1 ");

            ParagraphStyle Heading2Style = (ParagraphStyle)Style.CreateStyle(StyleTemplateType.Heading2, dc);
            dc.Styles.Add(Heading2Style);
            db.ParagraphFormat.Style = Heading2Style;
            db.Writeln("Heading 1.1");
            db.ParagraphFormat.ClearFormatting();
            db.Writeln("Some text Heading 1.1 Some text Heading 1.1 Some text Heading 1.1 Some text Heading 1.1 Some text Heading 1.1" +
                " Some text Heading 1.1 Some text Heading 1.1 Some text Heading 1.1 Some text Heading 1.1");
            db.ParagraphFormat.Style = Heading2Style;
            db.Writeln("Heading 1.2");
            db.ParagraphFormat.ClearFormatting();
            db.Writeln("Some text Heading 1.2 Some text Heading 1.2 Some text Heading 1.2 Some text Heading 1.2 Some text Heading 1.2" +
                " Some text Heading 1.2 Some text Heading 1.2 Some text Heading 1.2 ");

            ParagraphStyle Heading3Style = (ParagraphStyle)Style.CreateStyle(StyleTemplateType.Heading3, dc);
            dc.Styles.Add(Heading3Style);
            db.ParagraphFormat.Style = Heading3Style;
            db.Writeln("Heading 1.1.1");
            db.ParagraphFormat.ClearFormatting();
            db.Writeln("Some text Heading 1.1.1 Some text Heading 1.1.1 Some text Heading 1.1.1 Some text Heading 1.1.1 " +
                " Some text Heading 1.1.1 Some text Heading 1.1.1 Some text Heading 1.1.1 ");
            db.ParagraphFormat.Style = Heading3Style;
            db.Writeln("Heading 1.1.2");
            db.ParagraphFormat.ClearFormatting();
            db.Writeln("Some text 1.1.2 Some text 1.1.2 Some text 1.1.2 Some text 1.1.2");

            db.ParagraphFormat.Style = Heading1Style;
            db.Writeln("Heading 2");
            db.ParagraphFormat.ClearFormatting();
            db.Writeln("Some text Heading 2 Some text Heading 2.");

            db.ParagraphFormat.Style = Heading1Style;
            db.Writeln("Heading 3");
            db.ParagraphFormat.ClearFormatting();
            db.Writeln("Some text Heading 3 Some text Heading 3 Some text Heading 3 Some text Heading 3 Some text Heading 3" +
                 "Some text Heading 3Some text Heading 3Some text Heading 3Some text Heading 3Some text Heading 3");

            db.ParagraphFormat.Style = Heading2Style;
            db.Writeln("Heading 3.1");
            db.ParagraphFormat.ClearFormatting();
            db.Writeln("Some text Heading 3.1 Some text Heading 3.1 Some text Heading 3.1 Some text Heading 3.1 Some text Heading 3.1" +
               "Some text Heading 3.1 Some text Heading 3.1 Some text Heading 3.1");

            db.ParagraphFormat.Style = Heading2Style;
            db.Writeln("Heading 3.2");
            db.ParagraphFormat.ClearFormatting();
            db.Writeln("Some text Heading 3.2 Some text Heading 3.2 Some text Heading 3.2 Some text Heading 3.2 Some text Heading 3.2");

            // Update the TOC field (table of contents).
            toe.Update();

            // Save our document into DOCX format.
            string resultPath = @"Result.docx";
            dc.Save(resultPath, new DocxSaveOptions());

            // Important for Linux: Install MS Fonts
            // sudo apt install ttf-mscorefonts-installer -y

            // Open the result for demonstration purposes.
            System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(new System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo(resultPath) { UseShellExecute = true });
        }
    }
}
Insert a TOC (Table of Contents) field into the document using VB.Net
Imports System
Imports SautinSoft.Document
Imports System.Text

Namespace Example
    Friend Class Program
        Shared Sub Main(ByVal args() As String)
            InsertingToc()
        End Sub
                ''' Get your free 100-day key here:   
                ''' https://sautinsoft.com/start-for-free/
        ''' <summary>
        ''' Insert a TOC (Table of Contents) field into the document using DocumentBuilder.
        ''' </summary>
        ''' <remarks>
        ''' Details: https://www.sautinsoft.com/products/document/help/net/developer-guide/documentbuilder-inserting-toc.php
        ''' </remarks>

        Private Shared Sub InsertingToc()
            Dim dc As New DocumentCore()
            Dim db As New DocumentBuilder(dc)

            ' Insert the formatted text into the document using DocumentBuilder.
            db.CharacterFormat.FontName = "Verdana"
            db.CharacterFormat.Size = 16
            db.Writeln("Table of Contents.")
            db.CharacterFormat.ClearFormatting()

            ' Insert Table of Contents field into the document at the current position.
            Dim toe As TableOfEntries = db.InsertTableOfContents("\o ""1-3"" \h")
            ' For information about switches, see the description on the page above.

            ' Add the text and divide it into headings.
            db.InsertSpecialCharacter(SpecialCharacterType.PageBreak)
            Dim Heading1Style As ParagraphStyle = CType(Style.CreateStyle(StyleTemplateType.Heading1, dc), ParagraphStyle)
            dc.Styles.Add(Heading1Style)
            db.ParagraphFormat.Style = Heading1Style
            db.Writeln("Heading 1")
            db.ParagraphFormat.ClearFormatting()
            db.Writeln("Some text Heading 1 Some text Heading 1 Some text Heading 1 Some text Heading 1 Some text Heading 1 Some text Heading 1" & "Some text Heading 1 Some text Heading 1 Some text Heading 1 Some text Heading 1 Some text Heading 1 Some text Heading 1 ")

            Dim Heading2Style As ParagraphStyle = CType(Style.CreateStyle(StyleTemplateType.Heading2, dc), ParagraphStyle)
            dc.Styles.Add(Heading2Style)
            db.ParagraphFormat.Style = Heading2Style
            db.Writeln("Heading 1.1")
            db.ParagraphFormat.ClearFormatting()
            db.Writeln("Some text Heading 1.1 Some text Heading 1.1 Some text Heading 1.1 Some text Heading 1.1 Some text Heading 1.1" & " Some text Heading 1.1 Some text Heading 1.1 Some text Heading 1.1 Some text Heading 1.1")
            db.ParagraphFormat.Style = Heading2Style
            db.Writeln("Heading 1.2")
            db.ParagraphFormat.ClearFormatting()
            db.Writeln("Some text Heading 1.2 Some text Heading 1.2 Some text Heading 1.2 Some text Heading 1.2 Some text Heading 1.2" & " Some text Heading 1.2 Some text Heading 1.2 Some text Heading 1.2 ")

            Dim Heading3Style As ParagraphStyle = CType(Style.CreateStyle(StyleTemplateType.Heading3, dc), ParagraphStyle)
            dc.Styles.Add(Heading3Style)
            db.ParagraphFormat.Style = Heading3Style
            db.Writeln("Heading 1.1.1")
            db.ParagraphFormat.ClearFormatting()
            db.Writeln("Some text Heading 1.1.1 Some text Heading 1.1.1 Some text Heading 1.1.1 Some text Heading 1.1.1 " & " Some text Heading 1.1.1 Some text Heading 1.1.1 Some text Heading 1.1.1 ")
            db.ParagraphFormat.Style = Heading3Style
            db.Writeln("Heading 1.1.2")
            db.ParagraphFormat.ClearFormatting()
            db.Writeln("Some text 1.1.2 Some text 1.1.2 Some text 1.1.2 Some text 1.1.2")

            db.ParagraphFormat.Style = Heading1Style
            db.Writeln("Heading 2")
            db.ParagraphFormat.ClearFormatting()
            db.Writeln("Some text Heading 2 Some text Heading 2.")

            db.ParagraphFormat.Style = Heading1Style
            db.Writeln("Heading 3")
            db.ParagraphFormat.ClearFormatting()
            db.Writeln("Some text Heading 3 Some text Heading 3 Some text Heading 3 Some text Heading 3 Some text Heading 3" & "Some text Heading 3Some text Heading 3Some text Heading 3Some text Heading 3Some text Heading 3")

            db.ParagraphFormat.Style = Heading2Style
            db.Writeln("Heading 3.1")
            db.ParagraphFormat.ClearFormatting()
            db.Writeln("Some text Heading 3.1 Some text Heading 3.1 Some text Heading 3.1 Some text Heading 3.1 Some text Heading 3.1" & "Some text Heading 3.1 Some text Heading 3.1 Some text Heading 3.1")

            db.ParagraphFormat.Style = Heading2Style
            db.Writeln("Heading 3.2")
            db.ParagraphFormat.ClearFormatting()
            db.Writeln("Some text Heading 3.2 Some text Heading 3.2 Some text Heading 3.2 Some text Heading 3.2 Some text Heading 3.2")

            ' Update the TOC field (table of contents).
            toe.Update()

            ' Save our document into DOCX format.
            Dim resultPath As String = "result.docx"
            dc.Save(resultPath, New DocxSaveOptions())

            ' Open the result for demonstration purposes.
            System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(New System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo(resultPath) With {.UseShellExecute = True})
        End Sub
    End Class
End Namespace
See Also