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DocumentManager.CloseDocument(String) Method

Closes a document with the specified ID.

Namespace: DevExpress.Web.Office

Assembly: DevExpress.Web.v23.2.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Web


public static void CloseDocument(
    string documentId


Name Type Description
documentId String

The unique identifier of a document.


Office controls (ASPxSpreadsheet and ASPxRichEdit) do not close a document when you open another document or even when you leave a page with the control. The document storage retains the document until it is hibernated and then removed from the memory after a dispose timeout. If the hibernation is disabled, the document remains in the storage until IIS process recycling occurs.

Call the CloseDocument methods to close a document explicitly:


Call the CloseAllDocuments() method to close all open documents.


When you close a document, DocumentManager closes it for all users who work on the document. It can cause NullReferenceException and “Your session has expired” errors. To avoid these errors, close unshared documents only.

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