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HeaderFooter Class

Represents a header or footer; allows to operate with headers and footers.
Inheritance Hierarchy
SystemObject
  SautinSoft.DocumentElement
    SautinSoft.DocumentHeaderFooter

Namespace: SautinSoft.Document
Assembly: SautinSoft.Document (in SautinSoft.Document.dll) Version: 2024.3.11
Syntax
public sealed class HeaderFooter : Element, 
	IContentElement

The HeaderFooter type exposes the following members.

Constructors
 NameDescription
Public methodCode exampleHeaderFooter(DocumentCore, HeaderFooterType) Initializes a new instance of the HeaderFooter class.
Public methodCode exampleHeaderFooter(DocumentCore, HeaderFooterType, Block) Initializes a new instance of the HeaderFooter class.
Public methodCode exampleHeaderFooter(DocumentCore, HeaderFooterType, IEnumerableBlock) Initializes a new instance of the HeaderFooter class.
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Properties
 NameDescription
Public propertyCode exampleBlocks Gets the header / footer content.
Public propertyCode exampleElementType Gets the ElementType of this element instance.
(Overrides ElementElementType)
Public propertyCode exampleHeaderFooterType Gets the type of the header / footer.
Public propertyIsHeader Gets a value indicating whether this instance is header.
Public propertyParent Gets the parent Section of this HeaderFooter instance.
Public propertyParentCollection Gets the HeaderFooterCollection that contains this HeaderFooter instance.
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Methods
 NameDescription
Public methodCode exampleClone(Boolean) Clones this HeaderFooter instance.
Public methodCode exampleClone(HeaderFooterType) Clones this HeaderFooter instance and sets new HeaderFooterType.
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Example

See Developer Guide: How to add a header and footer in the document

How to add a header and footer in the document 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/

            HeadersAndFooters();
        }

        /// <summary>
        /// How to add a header and footer into a document.
        /// </summary>
        /// <remarks>
        /// Details: https://sautinsoft.com/products/document/help/net/developer-guide/headersfooters.php
        /// </remarks>
        public static void HeadersAndFooters()
        {
            string documentPath = @"HeadersAndFooters.docx";

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

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

            // Let's add a paragraph with text.
            Paragraph p = new Paragraph(dc);
            dc.Sections[0].Blocks.Add(p);

            p.ParagraphFormat.Alignment = HorizontalAlignment.Justify;
            p.Content.Start.Insert("Once upon a time, in a far away swamp, there lived an ogre named Shrek whose precious " +
                                   "solitude is suddenly shattered by an invasion of annoying fairy tale characters...", new CharacterFormat() { Size = 12, FontName = "Arial" });

            // Create a new header with formatted text.
            HeaderFooter header = new HeaderFooter(dc, HeaderFooterType.HeaderDefault);
            header.Content.Start.Insert("Shrek and Donkey travel to the castle and split up to find Fiona.", new CharacterFormat() { Size = 14.0 });

            // Add the header into HeadersFooters collection of the 1st section.
            s.HeadersFooters.Add(header);

            // Create a new footer with some text and image.
            HeaderFooter footer = new HeaderFooter(dc, HeaderFooterType.FooterDefault);

            // Create a paragraph to insert it into the footer.
            Paragraph par = new Paragraph(dc);
            par.Content.Start.Insert("Shrek and Donkey travel to the castle and split up to find Fiona. ", new CharacterFormat() { Size = 14.0 });
            par.ParagraphFormat.Alignment = HorizontalAlignment.Left;

            // Insert image into the paragraph.
            double wPt = LengthUnitConverter.Convert(7, LengthUnit.Centimeter, LengthUnit.Point);
            double hPt = LengthUnitConverter.Convert(7, LengthUnit.Centimeter, LengthUnit.Point);

            Picture pict = new Picture(dc, Layout.Inline(new Size(wPt, hPt)), @"..\..\..\image1.jpg");
            par.Inlines.Add(pict);

            // Add the paragraph into the Blocks collection of the footer.
            footer.Blocks.Add(par);

            // Finally, add the footer into 1st section (HeadersFooters collection).
            s.HeadersFooters.Add(footer);

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

            // Open the result for demonstration purposes.
            System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(new System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo(documentPath) { UseShellExecute = true });
        }
    }
}
How to add a header and footer in the document using VB.Net
Imports System
Imports System.IO
Imports SautinSoft.Document
Imports SautinSoft.Document.Drawing

Module Sample
    Sub Main()
        HeadersAndFooters()
    End Sub
    ''' Get your free 30-day key here:   
    ''' https://sautinsoft.com/start-for-free/
    ''' <summary>
    ''' How to add a header and footer into a document.
    ''' </summary>
    ''' <remarks>
    ''' Details: https://sautinsoft.com/products/document/help/net/developer-guide/headersfooters.php
    ''' </remarks>
    Sub HeadersAndFooters()
        Dim documentPath As String = "HeadersAndFooters.docx"

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

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

        ' Let's add a paragraph with text.
        Dim p As New Paragraph(dc)
        dc.Sections(0).Blocks.Add(p)

        p.ParagraphFormat.Alignment = HorizontalAlignment.Justify
        p.Content.Start.Insert("Once upon a time, in a far away swamp, there lived an ogre named Shrek whose precious " & "solitude is suddenly shattered by an invasion of annoying fairy tale characters...", New CharacterFormat() With {
            .Size = 12,
            .FontName = "Arial"
        })

        ' Create a new header with formatted text.
        Dim header As New HeaderFooter(dc, HeaderFooterType.HeaderDefault)
        header.Content.Start.Insert("Shrek and Donkey travel to the castle and split up to find Fiona.", New CharacterFormat() With {.Size = 14.0})

        ' Add the header into HeadersFooters collection of the 1st section.
        s.HeadersFooters.Add(header)

        ' Create a new footer with some text and image.
        Dim footer As New HeaderFooter(dc, HeaderFooterType.FooterDefault)

        ' Create a paragraph to insert it into the footer.
        Dim par As New Paragraph(dc)
        par.Content.Start.Insert("Shrek and Donkey travel to the castle and split up to find Fiona. ", New CharacterFormat() With {.Size = 14.0})
        par.ParagraphFormat.Alignment = HorizontalAlignment.Left

        ' Insert image into the paragraph.
        Dim wPt As Double = LengthUnitConverter.Convert(7, LengthUnit.Centimeter, LengthUnit.Point)
        Dim hPt As Double = LengthUnitConverter.Convert(7, LengthUnit.Centimeter, LengthUnit.Point)

        Dim pict As New Picture(dc, Layout.Inline(New Size(wPt, hPt)), "..\..\..\image1.jpg")
        par.Inlines.Add(pict)

        ' Add the paragraph into the Blocks collection of the footer.
        footer.Blocks.Add(par)

        ' Finally, add the footer into 1st section (HeadersFooters collection).
        s.HeadersFooters.Add(footer)

        ' Save the document into 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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