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.NET Framework 4.5.2+

Note.BeginUpdate() Method

Opens a note for editing.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.API.Native

Assembly: DevExpress.RichEdit.v22.1.Core.dll


SubDocument BeginUpdate()


Type Description

The note opened for editing.


Use the Note.BeginUpdate() - Note.EndUpdate() methods to initiate the update session and access the note content.

The code sample belows shows how to change the footnote’s text:

static void EditNote(RichEditDocumentServer wordProcessor)
    Document document = wordProcessor.Document;

    //Access the footnote's content:
    SubDocument footnote = document.Footnotes[0].BeginUpdate();

    //Exclude the reference mark and the space after it from the range to be edited:
    DocumentRange noteTextRange = 
    footnote.CreateRange(footnote.Range.Start.ToInt() + 2, footnote.Range.Length
        - 2);
    //Clear the range and insert a new text:
    footnote.AppendText("the text is removed");

    //Finalize the footnote update:

    //Access the first endnote's content:
    SubDocument endnote = document.Endnotes[0].BeginUpdate();

    //Exclude the reference mark and the space after it from the range to be edited:
    DocumentRange noteTextRange = endnote.CreateRange(endnote.Range.Start.ToInt() + 2, endnote.Range.Length
        - 2);

    //Access the range's character properties:
    CharacterProperties characterProperties = endnote.BeginUpdateCharacters(noteTextRange);

    characterProperties.ForeColor = System.Drawing.Color.Red;
    characterProperties.Italic = true;

    //Finalize the character options update:

    //Finalize the endnote update:

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