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Comment.BeginUpdate() Method

Provides access to a comment’s content to start editing.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.API.Native

Assembly: DevExpress.RichEdit.v23.2.Core.dll

NuGet Packages: DevExpress.RichEdit.Core, DevExpress.Win.Navigation


SubDocument BeginUpdate()


Type Description

A SubDocument object which is the content of the comment.


The BeginUpdate method allows you to change the content of a current comment. Use the Comment.EndUpdate method to finalize editing.


View Example

using DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.API.Native;
using DevExpress.XtraRichEdit;

static void EditCommentContent(RichEditDocumentServer wordProcessor) {

    // Load a document from a file.
    wordProcessor.LoadDocument("Documents\\Grimm.docx", DocumentFormat.OpenXml);

    // Access a document.
    Document document = wordProcessor.Document;

    int commentCount = document.Comments.Count;
    if (commentCount > 0) {

        // Access a comment.
        Comment comment = document.Comments[document.Comments.Count - 1];
        if (comment != null) {

            // Start to edit the comment.
            SubDocument commentDocument = comment.BeginUpdate();

            // Insert text to the comment.
            commentDocument.InsertText(commentDocument.Range.Start, "some text");

            // Insert a table to the comment.
            commentDocument.Tables.Create(commentDocument.Range.End, 5, 4);

            // Finalize to edit the comment.

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