Section Class

Defines a section in the document.

Declaration

export class Section

Properties

columnCount Property

Specifies the number of columns in the section's main document.

Declaration

columnCount: number

Property Value

Type Description
number

The number of columns.

Remarks

var sectionColumnCount = richEdit.document.sections.getByIndex(0).columnCount;

footerOffset Property

Specifies the footer offset.

Declaration

footerOffset: number

Property Value

Type Description
number

The offset, in twips.

headerOffset Property

Specifies the header offset.

Declaration

headerOffset: number

Property Value

Type Description
number

The offset, in twips.

index Property

Returns the zero-based index of the section in the sections collection.

Declaration

readonly index: number

Property Value

Type Description
number

The section index.

Remarks

You can use the getByIndex(index) method to find a section by its index in the SectionCollection object.

var firstSection = richEdit.document.sections.getByIndex(0);

interval Property

Gets the text buffer interval occupied by the current section.

Declaration

readonly interval: Interval

Property Value

Type Description
Interval

An object that contains the interval settings.

margins Property

Specifies the margins of the section's pages.

Declaration

margins: Margins

Property Value

Type Description
Margins

An object that contains margin settings, in twips.

Remarks

var marginSize = richEdit.unitConverter.centimetersToTwips(1);
var margins = new DevExpress.RichEdit.Margins(
    marginSize, marginSize, marginSize, marginSize);
richEdit.document.sections.getByIndex(0).margins = margins;

pageSize Property

Specifies the size of the section's pages.

Declaration

pageSize: Size

Property Value

Type Description
Size

An object that contains a page size, in twips.

Remarks

var size = new DevExpress.RichEdit.Size(
    richEdit.unitConverter.centimetersToTwips(24),
    richEdit.unitConverter.centimetersToTwips(18));
richEdit.document.sections.getByIndex(0).pageSize = size;

Methods

getFooter Method

Returns a sub-document that is the section's footer.

Declaration

getFooter(
    type?: HeaderFooterType,
    createIfNotExist?: boolean
): SubDocument | null

Parameters

Name Type Description
type HeaderFooterType

The type of footer to return.

createIfNotExist boolean

true, to create a footer if it does not exist; false to not create a footer.

Returns

Type Description
SubDocument

The section's footer (existing or newly created).

null

The section does not have a footer.

Remarks

var section = richEdit.document.sections.getByIndex(0);
var subDocument = section.getFooter(DevExpress.RichEdit.HeaderFooterType.Primary, true);
See Also

getHeader Method

Returns a sub-document that is the section's header.

Declaration

getHeader(
    type?: HeaderFooterType,
    createIfNotExist?: boolean
): SubDocument | null

Parameters

Name Type Description
type HeaderFooterType

The type of header to return.

createIfNotExist boolean

true, to create a header if it does not exist; false to not create a header.

Returns

Type Description
SubDocument

The section's header (existing or newly created).

null

The section does not have a header.

Remarks

var section = richEdit.document.sections.getByIndex(0);
var subDocument = section.getHeader(DevExpress.RichEdit.HeaderFooterType.Primary, true);
See Also