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.NET Framework 4.5.2+

SubDocument.GetDocBytes(DocumentRange) Method

Exports the range content in DOC (Microsoft Word 97-2003 Document) format and returns a byte array with this content.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.API.Native

Assembly: DevExpress.RichEdit.v22.2.Core.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.RichEdit.Core


byte[] GetDocBytes(
    DocumentRange range


Name Type Description
range DocumentRange

The range to convert to DOC format.


Type Description

The range content in DOC format.


Utilize the DocDocumentExporterOptions object (which can be accessed from the RichEditDocumentExportOptions.Doc property) to specify DOC export options.

If you work with a selection range, make sure that the GetDocBytes method is enclosed with the DocumentRange.BeginUpdateDocument - DocumentRange.EndUpdateDocument method pair. Otherwise, an incorrect document model might be selected, and the “Error: specified document position or range belongs to other document or subdocument” exception is thrown.

To retrieve section settings, make sure that the range contains the last section’s paragraph. Otherwise, the section settings are reset to default.

byte[] bytes = richEditControl.Document.GetDocBytes(richEditControl.Document.Range);
File.WriteAllBytes(@"D:\testdoc.doc", bytes);
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