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.NET Framework 4.5.2+

SubDocument.GetDotmBytes(DocumentRange, DotmDocumentExporterOptions) Method

Exports the range content in DOTM (Microsoft Office Open XML Macro-Enabled Template) 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[] GetDotmBytes(
    DocumentRange range,
    DotmDocumentExporterOptions options


Name Type Description
range DocumentRange

The range to convert to DOTM format.

options DotmDocumentExporterOptions

An object that contains export options.


Type Description

The range content in DOTM format.


If you work with a selection range, make sure that the GetDotmBytes 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.

using (RichEditDocumentServer wordProcessor = new RichEditDocumentServer())
    Document document = wordProcessor.Document;
    DotmDocumentExporterOptions exportOptions = wordProcessor.Options.Export.Dotm;
    exportOptions.ExportedDocumentProperties = DocumentPropertyNames.None;
    byte[] bytes = document.GetDotmBytes(document.Range, exportOptions);
    File.WriteAllBytes(@"D:\testdoc.dotm", bytes);
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