How to find all paragraphs aligned by center in DOCX document using C# and .NET

  1. Add SautinSoft.Document from Nuget.
  2. Load a document.
  3. Find all paragraphs.
  4. Merge their contents.
  5. Save the document.

Complete code

using System;
using System.IO;
using System.Linq;
using SautinSoft.Document;

namespace Example
    class Program
        static void Main(string[] args)
            // Get your free 30-day key here:   

        /// <summary>
        /// Find all paragraphs aligned by center in DOCX document and mark it by yellow.
        /// </summary>
        /// <remarks>
        /// Details:
        /// </remarks>
        static void FindParagraph()
            string filePath = @"..\..\..\example.docx";
            string fileResult = @"Result.docx";
            DocumentCore dc = DocumentCore.Load(filePath);

            foreach (Paragraph par in dc.GetChildElements(true, ElementType.Paragraph).
                Where(p => (p as Paragraph).ParagraphFormat.Alignment == HorizontalAlignment.Center))
                par.ParagraphFormat.BackgroundColor = Color.Yellow;
            System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(new System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo(fileResult) { UseShellExecute = true });



Imports System
Imports System.IO
Imports System.Linq
Imports SautinSoft.Document

Namespace Example
    Friend Class Program
        Shared Sub Main(ByVal args() As String)
        End Sub
        ''' Get your free 30-day key here:   
        ''' <summary>
        ''' Find all paragraphs aligned by center in DOCX document and mark it by yellow.
        ''' </summary>
        ''' <remarks>
        ''' Details:
        ''' </remarks>
        Private Shared Sub FindParagraph()
            Dim filePath As String = "..\..\..\example.docx"
            Dim fileResult As String = "Result.docx"
            Dim dc As DocumentCore = DocumentCore.Load(filePath)

            For Each par As Paragraph In dc.GetChildElements(True, ElementType.Paragraph).Where(Function(p) (TryCast(p, Paragraph)).ParagraphFormat.Alignment = HorizontalAlignment.Center)
                par.ParagraphFormat.BackgroundColor = Color.Yellow
            Next par
            System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(New System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo(fileResult) With {.UseShellExecute = True})

        End Sub
    End Class
End Namespace


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