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TableOfEntries Class

Represents a Table of Entries field, such as Table of Contents, Table of Figures, Table of Authorities, Index or Bibliography.
Inheritance Hierarchy
SystemObject
  SautinSoft.DocumentElement
    SautinSoft.DocumentBlock
      SautinSoft.DocumentTableOfEntries

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

The TableOfEntries type exposes the following members.

Constructors
 NameDescription
Public methodCode exampleTableOfEntries(DocumentCore, FieldType) Initializes a new instance of the TableOfEntries class.
Public methodCode exampleTableOfEntries(DocumentCore, FieldType, String, Block) Initializes a new instance of the TableOfEntries class.
Public methodCode exampleTableOfEntries(DocumentCore, FieldType, String, IEnumerableBlock) Initializes a new instance of the TableOfEntries class.
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Properties
 NameDescription
Public propertyElementType Gets the ElementType of this element instance.
(Overrides ElementElementType)
Public propertyCode exampleEntries Gets the table's entries.
Public propertyCode exampleFieldType Gets the field type.
Public propertyInstructionText Gets or sets the field's instruction text (switches).
Public propertyIsDirty Gets or sets a value indicating whether this TableOfEntries is invalid and, because of that, it should be updated.
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Methods
 NameDescription
Public methodClone Clones this element instance.
Public methodCode exampleUpdate Performs an update on TOC (Table of Contents) field.
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Example

See Developer Guide: Create a document with table of content

Create a document with table of content using C#
using System;
using System.Linq;
using SautinSoft.Document;

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

            TOC();
        }

        /// <summary>
        /// Create a document with table of content.
        /// </summary>
        /// <remarks>
        /// Details: https://sautinsoft.com/products/document/help/net/developer-guide/table-of-contents-toc.php
        /// </remarks>
        public static void TOC()
        {
            string resultFile = "Table-Of-Contents.docx";

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

            // Create and add Heading 1 style for TOC.
            ParagraphStyle Heading1Style = (ParagraphStyle)Style.CreateStyle(StyleTemplateType.Heading1, dc);
            dc.Styles.Add(Heading1Style);

            // Create and add Heading 2 style for TOC.
            ParagraphStyle Heading2Style = (ParagraphStyle)Style.CreateStyle(StyleTemplateType.Heading2, dc);
            dc.Styles.Add(Heading2Style);

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

            // Add TOC title in the DOCX document.
            section.Blocks.Add(new Paragraph(dc, "Table of Contents"));

            // Create and add new TOC.
            section.Blocks.Add(new TableOfEntries(dc, FieldType.TOC));

            section.Blocks.Add(new Paragraph(dc, "The end."));

            // Let's add a page break into our paragraph.
            section.Blocks.Add(
                    new Paragraph(dc,
                    new SpecialCharacter(dc, SpecialCharacterType.PageBreak)));

            // Add document content.
            // Add Chapter 1
            section.Blocks.Add(
                new Paragraph(dc, "Chapter 1")
                {
                    ParagraphFormat =
                    {
                Style = Heading1Style
                    }
                });

            // Add SubChapter 1-1
            section.Blocks.Add(
                        new Paragraph(dc, String.Format("Subchapter 1-1"))
                        {
                            ParagraphFormat =
                            {
                    Style = Heading2Style
                            }
                        });
            // Add the content of Chapter 1 / Subchapter 1-1
            section.Blocks.Add(
                        new Paragraph(dc,
                            "�Document .Net� will help you in development of applications which operates with DOCX, RTF, PDF and Text documents. After adding of the reference to (SautinSoft.Document.dll) - it's 100% C# managed assembly you will be able to create a new document, parse an existing, modify anything what you want."));

            // Let's add an another page break into our paragraph.
            section.Blocks.Add(
                   new Paragraph(dc,
                   new SpecialCharacter(dc, SpecialCharacterType.PageBreak)));

            // Add document content.
            // Add Chapter 2
            section.Blocks.Add(
                     new Paragraph(dc, "Chapter 2")
                     {
                         ParagraphFormat =
                         {
                Style = Heading1Style
                         }
                     });

            // Add SubChapter 2-1
            section.Blocks.Add(
                new Paragraph(dc, String.Format("Subchapter 2-1"))
                {
                    ParagraphFormat =
                    {
                    Style = Heading2Style
                    }
                });

            // Add the content of Chapter 2 / Subchapter 2-1
            section.Blocks.Add(
                        new Paragraph(dc,
                            "Requires only .Net 4.0 or above. Our product is compatible with all .Net languages and supports all Operating Systems where .Net Framework can be used. Note that �Document .Net� is entirely written in managed C#, which makes it absolutely standalone and an independent library. Of course, No dependency on Microsoft Word."));

            // Update TOC (TOC can be updated only after all document content is added).
            var toc = (TableOfEntries)dc.GetChildElements(true, ElementType.TableOfEntries).FirstOrDefault();
            toc.Update();

            // Update TOC's page numbers.
            // Page numbers are automatically updated in that case.
            dc.GetPaginator(new PaginatorOptions() { UpdateFields = true });

            // Save DOCX to a file
            dc.Save(resultFile);

            // Open the result for demonstration purposes.
            System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(new System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo(resultFile) { UseShellExecute = true });
        }
    }
}
Create a document with table of content using VB.Net
Option Infer On

Imports System
Imports System.Linq
Imports SautinSoft.Document

Module Sample
    Sub Main()
        TOC()
    End Sub
    ''' Get your free 30-day key here:   
    ''' https://sautinsoft.com/start-for-free/
    ''' <summary>
    ''' Create a document with table of content.
    ''' </summary>
    ''' <remarks>
    ''' Details: https://sautinsoft.com/products/document/help/net/developer-guide/table-of-contents-toc.php
    ''' </remarks>
    Sub TOC()
        Dim resultFile As String = "Table-Of-Contents.docx"

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

        ' Create and add Heading 1 style for TOC.
        Dim Heading1Style As ParagraphStyle = CType(Style.CreateStyle(StyleTemplateType.Heading1, dc), ParagraphStyle)
        dc.Styles.Add(Heading1Style)

        ' Create and add Heading 2 style for TOC.
        Dim Heading2Style As ParagraphStyle = CType(Style.CreateStyle(StyleTemplateType.Heading2, dc), ParagraphStyle)
        dc.Styles.Add(Heading2Style)

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

        ' Add TOC title in the DOCX document.
        section.Blocks.Add(New Paragraph(dc, "Table of Contents"))

        ' Create and add new TOC.
        section.Blocks.Add(New TableOfEntries(dc, FieldType.TOC))

        section.Blocks.Add(New Paragraph(dc, "The end."))

        ' Let's add a page break into our paragraph.
        section.Blocks.Add(New Paragraph(dc, New SpecialCharacter(dc, SpecialCharacterType.PageBreak)))

        ' Add document content.
        ' Add Chapter 1
        section.Blocks.Add(New Paragraph(dc, "Chapter 1") With {
            .ParagraphFormat = New ParagraphFormat With
            {.Style = Heading1Style}
        })

        ' Add SubChapter 1-1
        section.Blocks.Add(New Paragraph(dc, String.Format("Subchapter 1-1")) With {
            .ParagraphFormat = New ParagraphFormat With
             {.Style = Heading2Style}
        })
        ' Add the content of Chapter 1 / Subchapter 1-1
        section.Blocks.Add(New Paragraph(dc, "�Document .Net� will help you in development of applications which operates with DOCX, RTF, PDF and Text documents. After adding of the reference to (SautinSoft.Document.dll) - it's 100% C# managed assembly you will be able to create a new document, parse an existing, modify anything what you want."))

        ' Let's add an another page break into our paragraph.
        section.Blocks.Add(New Paragraph(dc, New SpecialCharacter(dc, SpecialCharacterType.PageBreak)))

        ' Add document content.
        ' Add Chapter 2
        section.Blocks.Add(New Paragraph(dc, "Chapter 2") With {
            .ParagraphFormat = New ParagraphFormat With
            {.Style = Heading1Style}
        })

        ' Add SubChapter 2-1
        section.Blocks.Add(New Paragraph(dc, String.Format("Subchapter 2-1")) With {
            .ParagraphFormat = New ParagraphFormat With
            {.Style = Heading2Style}
        })

        ' Add the content of Chapter 2 / Subchapter 2-1
        section.Blocks.Add(New Paragraph(dc, "Requires only .Net 4.0 or above. Our product is compatible with all .Net languages and supports all Operating Systems where .Net Framework can be used. Note that �Document .Net� is entirely written in managed C#, which makes it absolutely standalone and an independent library. Of course, No dependency on Microsoft Word."))

        ' Update TOC (TOC can be updated only after all document content is added).
        'INSTANT VB NOTE: The variable toc was renamed since Visual Basic does not handle local variables named the same as class members well:
        Dim toc_Renamed = CType(dc.GetChildElements(True, ElementType.TableOfEntries).FirstOrDefault(), TableOfEntries)
        toc_Renamed.Update()

        ' Update TOC's page numbers.
        ' Page numbers are automatically updated in that case.
        dc.GetPaginator(New PaginatorOptions() With {.UpdateFields = True})

        ' Save DOCX to a file
        dc.Save(resultFile)

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