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ShapeText Class

Defines the text inside a shape and its attributes.
Inheritance Hierarchy
SystemObject
  SautinSoft.Document.DrawingShapeText

Namespace: SautinSoft.Document.Drawing
Assembly: SautinSoft.Document (in SautinSoft.Document.dll) Version: 2024.3.11
Syntax
public sealed class ShapeText

The ShapeText type exposes the following members.

Properties
 NameDescription
Public propertyAnchoring Gets or sets anchoring position of the text within the shape.
Public propertyAutoFit Gets or sets a value to determine whether Microsoft Word will grow the shape to fit text or vise versa.
Public propertyBlocks Gets the shape's blocks.
Public propertyHorizontalOverflow Gets or sets a value to determine whether the text can flow out of the bounding box horizontally.
Public propertyMargins Gets or sets internal margins.
Public propertyRotateWithShape Gets or sets a value to determine whether text should remain upright, regardless of the transform applied to it and the accompanying shape transform.
Public propertyTextDirection Gets or sets a text direction.
Public propertyVerticalOverflow Gets or sets a value to determine whether the text can flow out of the bounding box vertically.
Public propertyWrapText Gets or sets a value indicating whether text wraps inside a shape.
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Example

See Developer Guide: This sample shows how to work with shapes

This sample shows how to work with shapes using C#
using SautinSoft.Document;
using SautinSoft.Document.Drawing;

namespace Sample
{
    class Sample
    {

        static void Main(string[] args)
        {
            // Get your free 30-day key here:   
            // https://sautinsoft.com/start-for-free/

            Shapes();
        }

        /// <summary>
        /// This sample shows how to work with shapes. 
        /// </summary>
        /// <remarks>
        /// Details: https://sautinsoft.com/products/document/help/net/developer-guide/shapes.php
        /// </remarks>
        public static void Shapes()
        {
            string documentPath = @"Shapes.docx";

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

            // Create shape 1 with fill and outline.
            Shape shp1 = new Shape(dc, Layout.Floating(
                new HorizontalPosition(25f, LengthUnit.Millimeter, HorizontalPositionAnchor.LeftMargin),
                new VerticalPosition(20f, LengthUnit.Millimeter, VerticalPositionAnchor.TopMargin),
                new Size(200, 100)
                ));

            // Specify outline and fill using a picture.
            shp1.Outline.Fill.SetSolid(Color.DarkGreen);
            shp1.Outline.Width = 2;

            // Set fill for this shape.
            shp1.Fill.SetSolid(Color.Orange);

            // Create shape 2 with some text inside, 100mm*20mm.
            Shape shp2 = new Shape(dc, Layout.Floating(
                new HorizontalPosition(100f, LengthUnit.Millimeter, HorizontalPositionAnchor.LeftMargin),
                new VerticalPosition(20f, LengthUnit.Millimeter, VerticalPositionAnchor.TopMargin),
                new Size(LengthUnitConverter.Convert(100f, LengthUnit.Millimeter, LengthUnit.Point),
                        LengthUnitConverter.Convert(20f, LengthUnit.Millimeter, LengthUnit.Point))
                ));

            // Specify outline and fill using a picture.
            shp2.Outline.Fill.SetSolid(Color.LightGray);
            shp2.Outline.Width = 0.5;

            // Create a new paragraph with a formatted text.
            Paragraph p = new Paragraph(dc);
            Run run1 = new Run(dc, "Welcome to International Software Developer conference!");
            run1.CharacterFormat.FontName = "Helvetica";
            run1.CharacterFormat.Size = 14f;
            run1.CharacterFormat.Italic = true;
            p.Inlines.Add(run1);

            // Add the paragraph into the shp2.Text property.
            shp2.Text.Blocks.Add(p);

            // Add our shapes into the document.
            dc.Content.End.Insert(shp1.Content);
            dc.Content.End.Insert(shp2.Content);

            // Save the document to DOCX format.
            dc.Save(documentPath);

            // Open the result for demonstration purposes.
            System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(new System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo(documentPath) { UseShellExecute = true });
        }
    }
}
This sample shows how to work with shapes using VB.Net
Imports System
Imports System.IO
Imports SautinSoft.Document
Imports SautinSoft.Document.Drawing

Module Sample
    Sub Main()
        Shapes()
    End Sub
    ''' Get your free 30-day key here:   
    ''' https://sautinsoft.com/start-for-free/
    ''' <summary>
    ''' This sample shows how to work with shapes. 
    ''' </summary>
    ''' <remarks>
    ''' Details: https://sautinsoft.com/products/document/help/net/developer-guide/shapes.php
    ''' </remarks>
    Sub Shapes()
        Dim documentPath As String = "Shapes.docx"

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

        ' Create shape 1 with fill and outline.
        Dim shp1 As New Shape(dc, Layout.Floating(New HorizontalPosition(25.0F, LengthUnit.Millimeter, HorizontalPositionAnchor.LeftMargin), New VerticalPosition(20.0F, LengthUnit.Millimeter, VerticalPositionAnchor.TopMargin), New Size(200, 100)))

        ' Specify outline and fill using a picture.
        shp1.Outline.Fill.SetSolid(Color.DarkGreen)
        shp1.Outline.Width = 2

        ' Set fill for this shape.
        shp1.Fill.SetSolid(Color.Orange)

        ' Create shape 2 with some text inside, 100mm*20mm.
        Dim shp2 As New Shape(dc, Layout.Floating(New HorizontalPosition(100.0F, LengthUnit.Millimeter, HorizontalPositionAnchor.LeftMargin), New VerticalPosition(20.0F, LengthUnit.Millimeter, VerticalPositionAnchor.TopMargin), New Size(LengthUnitConverter.Convert(100.0F, LengthUnit.Millimeter, LengthUnit.Point), LengthUnitConverter.Convert(20.0F, LengthUnit.Millimeter, LengthUnit.Point))))

        ' Specify outline and fill using a picture.
        shp2.Outline.Fill.SetSolid(Color.LightGray)
        shp2.Outline.Width = 0.5

        ' Create a new paragraph with a formatted text.
        Dim p As New Paragraph(dc)
        Dim run1 As New Run(dc, "Welcome to International Software Developer conference!")
        run1.CharacterFormat.FontName = "Helvetica"
        run1.CharacterFormat.Size = 14.0F
        run1.CharacterFormat.Italic = True
        p.Inlines.Add(run1)

        ' Add the paragraph into the shp2.Text property.
        shp2.Text.Blocks.Add(p)

        ' Add our shapes into the document.
        dc.Content.End.Insert(shp1.Content)
        dc.Content.End.Insert(shp2.Content)

        ' Save the document to DOCX format.
        dc.Save(documentPath)

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