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ParagraphFormatLeftIndentation Property

Gets or sets the value (in points) that represents the left indent for paragraph.

Namespace: SautinSoft.Document
Assembly: SautinSoft.Document (in SautinSoft.Document.dll) Version: 2024.3.11
Syntax
public double LeftIndentation { get; set; }

Property Value

Double
Example

See Developer Guide: Create a document and insert a paragraph

Create a document and insert a paragraph in C#
using System;
using SautinSoft.Document;
using System.Text;


namespace Example
{
    class Program
    {
        static void Main(string[] args)
        {
            // Get your free 30-day key here:   
            // https://sautinsoft.com/start-for-free/
            InsertingParagraph();
        }
        /// <summary>
        /// Create a document and insert a paragraph using DocumentBuilder.
        /// </summary>
        /// <remarks>
        /// Details: https://www.sautinsoft.com/products/document/help/net/developer-guide/documentbuilder-inserting-paragraph.php
        /// </remarks>

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

            string resultPath = @"Result.docx";

            // Insert the formatted text into the document using DocumentBuilder.
            db.CharacterFormat.FontName = "Verdana";
            db.CharacterFormat.Size = 16.5f;
            db.CharacterFormat.AllCaps = true;
            db.CharacterFormat.Italic = true;
            db.CharacterFormat.FontColor = Color.Orange;
            db.ParagraphFormat.LeftIndentation = 30;
            db.Writeln("This paragraph has a Left Indentation of 30 points.");
            db.ParagraphFormat.SpecialIndentation = 50;
            db.Writeln("This paragraph retains the Left Indentation of 30 points and is supplemented by the first-line indent of 50 points.");

            // This method will clear all directly set formatting values.
            db.ParagraphFormat.ClearFormatting();
            db.CharacterFormat.ClearFormatting();
            db.Write("All directly set text and paragraph formatting values were cleared using DocumentBuilder.");

            // Save the document to the file in DOCX format.
            dc.Save(resultPath);

            // 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 });
        }
    }
}
Create a document and insert a paragraph in VB.Net
Imports System
Imports SautinSoft.Document
Imports System.Text


Namespace Example
    Friend Class Program
        Shared Sub Main(ByVal args() As String)
            InsertingParagraph()
        End Sub
                ''' Get your free 30-day key here:   
                ''' https://sautinsoft.com/start-for-free/
        ''' <summary>
        ''' Create a document and insert a paragraph using DocumentBuilder.
        ''' </summary>
        ''' <remarks>
        ''' Details: https://www.sautinsoft.com/products/document/help/net/developer-guide/documentbuilder-inserting-paragraph.php
        ''' </remarks>

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

            Dim resultPath As String = "result.docx"

            ' Insert the formatted text into the document using DocumentBuilder.
            db.CharacterFormat.FontName = "Verdana"
            db.CharacterFormat.Size = 16.5F
            db.CharacterFormat.AllCaps = True
            db.CharacterFormat.Italic = True
            db.CharacterFormat.FontColor = Color.Orange
            db.ParagraphFormat.LeftIndentation = 30
            db.Writeln("This paragraph has a Left Indentation of 30 points.")
            db.ParagraphFormat.SpecialIndentation = 50
            db.Writeln("This paragraph retains the Left Indentation of 30 points and is supplemented by the first-line indent of 50 points.")

            ' This method will clear all directly set formatting values.
            db.ParagraphFormat.ClearFormatting()
            db.CharacterFormat.ClearFormatting()
            db.Write("All directly set text and paragraph formatting values were cleared using DocumentBuilder.")

            ' Save the document to the file in DOCX format.
            dc.Save(resultPath)

            ' 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