com.aspose.words

Class FieldDdeAuto

  • java.lang.Object
    • Field
      • com.aspose.words.FieldDdeAuto
public class FieldDdeAuto 
extends Field

Implements the DDEAUTO field.
For information copied from another application, this field links that information to its original source file using DDE and is updated automatically.

Constructor Summary
 
Property Getters/Setters Summary
FieldEndgetEnd()
Gets the node that represents the field end.
FieldFormatgetFormat()
Gets a FieldFormat object that provides typed access to field's formatting.
booleangetInsertAsBitmap()
void
setInsertAsBitmap(booleanvalue)
           Gets or sets whether to insert the linked object as a bitmap.
booleangetInsertAsHtml()
void
setInsertAsHtml(booleanvalue)
           Gets or sets whether to insert the linked object as HTML format text.
booleangetInsertAsPicture()
void
setInsertAsPicture(booleanvalue)
           Gets or sets whether to insert the linked object as a picture.
booleangetInsertAsRtf()
void
setInsertAsRtf(booleanvalue)
           Gets or sets whether to insert the linked object in rich-text format (RTF).
booleangetInsertAsText()
void
setInsertAsText(booleanvalue)
           Gets or sets whether to insert the linked object in text-only format.
booleangetInsertAsUnicode()
void
setInsertAsUnicode(booleanvalue)
           Gets or sets whether to insert the linked object as Unicode text.
booleanisDirty()
void
isDirty(booleanvalue)
           Gets or sets whether the current result of the field is no longer correct (stale) due to other modifications made to the document.
booleanisLinked()
void
isLinked(booleanvalue)
           Gets or sets whether to reduce the file size by not storing graphics data with the document.
booleanisLocked()
void
isLocked(booleanvalue)
           Gets or sets whether the field is locked (should not recalculate its result).
intgetLocaleId()
void
setLocaleId(intvalue)
           Gets or sets the LCID of the field.
java.lang.StringgetProgId()
void
setProgId(java.lang.Stringvalue)
           Gets or sets the application type of the link information.
java.lang.StringgetResult()
void
setResult(java.lang.Stringvalue)
           Gets or sets text that is between the field separator and field end.
FieldSeparatorgetSeparator()
Gets the node that represents the field separator. Can be null.
java.lang.StringgetSourceFullName()
void
setSourceFullName(java.lang.Stringvalue)
           Gets or sets the name and location of the source file.
java.lang.StringgetSourceItem()
void
setSourceItem(java.lang.Stringvalue)
           Gets or sets the portion of the source file that's being linked.
FieldStartgetStart()
Gets the node that represents the start of the field.
intgetType()
Gets the Microsoft Word field type. The value of the property is FieldType integer constant.
 
Method Summary
java.lang.StringgetFieldCode()
Returns text between field start and field separator (or field end if there is no separator). Both field code and field result of child fields are included.
java.lang.StringgetFieldCode(boolean includeChildFieldCodes)
Returns text between field start and field separator (or field end if there is no separator).
Noderemove()
Removes the field from the document. Returns a node right after the field. If the field's end is the last child of its parent node, returns its parent paragraph. If the field is already removed, returns null.
booleanunlink()
Performs the field unlink.
voidupdate()
Performs the field update. Throws if the field is being updated already.
voidupdate(boolean ignoreMergeFormat)
Performs a field update. Throws if the field is being updated already.
 

    • Constructor Detail

      • FieldDdeAuto

        public FieldDdeAuto()
    • Property Getters/Setters Detail

      • getEnd

        public FieldEnd getEnd()
        
        Gets the node that represents the field end.
      • getFormat

        public FieldFormat getFormat()
        
        Gets a FieldFormat object that provides typed access to field's formatting.

        Example:

        Shows how to formatting fields
        Document doc = new Document();
        DocumentBuilder builder = new DocumentBuilder(doc);
        
        Field field = builder.insertField("MERGEFIELD Date");
        
        FieldFormat format = field.getFormat();
        
        format.setDateTimeFormat("dddd, MMMM dd, yyyy");
        format.setNumericFormat("0.#");
        format.getGeneralFormats().add(GeneralFormat.CHAR_FORMAT);
      • getInsertAsBitmap/setInsertAsBitmap

        public boolean getInsertAsBitmap() / public void setInsertAsBitmap(boolean value)
        
        Gets or sets whether to insert the linked object as a bitmap.
      • getInsertAsHtml/setInsertAsHtml

        public boolean getInsertAsHtml() / public void setInsertAsHtml(boolean value)
        
        Gets or sets whether to insert the linked object as HTML format text.
      • getInsertAsPicture/setInsertAsPicture

        public boolean getInsertAsPicture() / public void setInsertAsPicture(boolean value)
        
        Gets or sets whether to insert the linked object as a picture.
      • getInsertAsRtf/setInsertAsRtf

        public boolean getInsertAsRtf() / public void setInsertAsRtf(boolean value)
        
        Gets or sets whether to insert the linked object in rich-text format (RTF).
      • getInsertAsText/setInsertAsText

        public boolean getInsertAsText() / public void setInsertAsText(boolean value)
        
        Gets or sets whether to insert the linked object in text-only format.
      • getInsertAsUnicode/setInsertAsUnicode

        public boolean getInsertAsUnicode() / public void setInsertAsUnicode(boolean value)
        
        Gets or sets whether to insert the linked object as Unicode text.
      • isDirty/isDirty

        public boolean isDirty() / public void isDirty(boolean value)
        
        Gets or sets whether the current result of the field is no longer correct (stale) due to other modifications made to the document.
      • isLinked/isLinked

        public boolean isLinked() / public void isLinked(boolean value)
        
        Gets or sets whether to reduce the file size by not storing graphics data with the document.
      • isLocked/isLocked

        public boolean isLocked() / public void isLocked(boolean value)
        
        Gets or sets whether the field is locked (should not recalculate its result).
      • getLocaleId/setLocaleId

        public int getLocaleId() / public void setLocaleId(int value)
        
        Gets or sets the LCID of the field.

        Example:

        Get or sets locale for fields
        Document doc = new Document();
        DocumentBuilder builder = new DocumentBuilder(doc);
        
        Field field = builder.insertField("DATE \\* MERGEFORMAT");
        field.setLocaleId(2064);
        
        ByteArrayOutputStream dstStream = new ByteArrayOutputStream();
        doc.save(dstStream, SaveFormat.DOCX);
        
        Field newField = doc.getRange().getFields().get(0);
        Assert.assertEquals(newField.getLocaleId(), 2064);
        See Also:
        FieldUpdateCultureSource.FIELD_CODE
      • getProgId/setProgId

        public java.lang.String getProgId() / public void setProgId(java.lang.String value)
        
        Gets or sets the application type of the link information.
      • getResult/setResult

        public java.lang.String getResult() / public void setResult(java.lang.String value)
        
        Gets or sets text that is between the field separator and field end.

        Example:

        Inserts a field into a document using DocumentBuilder.
        Document doc = new Document();
        DocumentBuilder builder = new DocumentBuilder(doc);
        
        // Insert a simple Date field into the document.
        // When we insert a field through the DocumentBuilder class we can get the
        // special Field object which contains information about the field.
        Field dateField = builder.insertField("DATE \\* MERGEFORMAT");
        
        // Update this particular field in the document so we can get the FieldResult.
        dateField.update();
        
        // Display some information from this field.
        // The field result is where the last evaluated value is stored. This is what is displayed in the document
        // When field codes are not showing.
        System.out.println(MessageFormat.format("FieldResult: {0}", dateField.getResult()));
        
        // Display the field code which defines the behaviour of the field. This can been seen in Microsoft Word by pressing ALT+F9.
        System.out.println(MessageFormat.format("FieldCode: {0}", dateField.getFieldCode()));
        
        // The field type defines what type of field in the Document this is. In this case the type is "FieldDate"
        System.out.println(MessageFormat.format("FieldType: {0}", dateField.getType()));
        
        // Finally let's completely remove the field from the document. This can easily be done by invoking the Remove method on the object.
        dateField.remove();
      • getSeparator

        public FieldSeparator getSeparator()
        
        Gets the node that represents the field separator. Can be null.
      • getSourceFullName/setSourceFullName

        public java.lang.String getSourceFullName() / public void setSourceFullName(java.lang.String value)
        
        Gets or sets the name and location of the source file.
      • getSourceItem/setSourceItem

        public java.lang.String getSourceItem() / public void setSourceItem(java.lang.String value)
        
        Gets or sets the portion of the source file that's being linked.
      • getStart

        public FieldStart getStart()
        
        Gets the node that represents the start of the field.
      • getType

        public int getType()
        
        Gets the Microsoft Word field type. The value of the property is FieldType integer constant.

        Example:

        Inserts a field into a document using DocumentBuilder.
        Document doc = new Document();
        DocumentBuilder builder = new DocumentBuilder(doc);
        
        // Insert a simple Date field into the document.
        // When we insert a field through the DocumentBuilder class we can get the
        // special Field object which contains information about the field.
        Field dateField = builder.insertField("DATE \\* MERGEFORMAT");
        
        // Update this particular field in the document so we can get the FieldResult.
        dateField.update();
        
        // Display some information from this field.
        // The field result is where the last evaluated value is stored. This is what is displayed in the document
        // When field codes are not showing.
        System.out.println(MessageFormat.format("FieldResult: {0}", dateField.getResult()));
        
        // Display the field code which defines the behaviour of the field. This can been seen in Microsoft Word by pressing ALT+F9.
        System.out.println(MessageFormat.format("FieldCode: {0}", dateField.getFieldCode()));
        
        // The field type defines what type of field in the Document this is. In this case the type is "FieldDate"
        System.out.println(MessageFormat.format("FieldType: {0}", dateField.getType()));
        
        // Finally let's completely remove the field from the document. This can easily be done by invoking the Remove method on the object.
        dateField.remove();
    • Method Detail

      • getFieldCode

        public java.lang.String getFieldCode()
        Returns text between field start and field separator (or field end if there is no separator). Both field code and field result of child fields are included.

        Example:

        Inserts a field into a document using DocumentBuilder.
        Document doc = new Document();
        DocumentBuilder builder = new DocumentBuilder(doc);
        
        // Insert a simple Date field into the document.
        // When we insert a field through the DocumentBuilder class we can get the
        // special Field object which contains information about the field.
        Field dateField = builder.insertField("DATE \\* MERGEFORMAT");
        
        // Update this particular field in the document so we can get the FieldResult.
        dateField.update();
        
        // Display some information from this field.
        // The field result is where the last evaluated value is stored. This is what is displayed in the document
        // When field codes are not showing.
        System.out.println(MessageFormat.format("FieldResult: {0}", dateField.getResult()));
        
        // Display the field code which defines the behaviour of the field. This can been seen in Microsoft Word by pressing ALT+F9.
        System.out.println(MessageFormat.format("FieldCode: {0}", dateField.getFieldCode()));
        
        // The field type defines what type of field in the Document this is. In this case the type is "FieldDate"
        System.out.println(MessageFormat.format("FieldType: {0}", dateField.getType()));
        
        // Finally let's completely remove the field from the document. This can easily be done by invoking the Remove method on the object.
        dateField.remove();

        Example:

        Shows how to get text between field start and field separator (or field end if there is no separator)
        Document doc = new Document(getMyDir() + "Field.FieldCode.docx");
        
        for (Field field : doc.getRange().getFields())
        {
            if (field.getType() == FieldType.FIELD_IF)
            {
                FieldIf fieldIf = (FieldIf) field;
        
                String fieldCode = fieldIf.getFieldCode();
        
                if (containsNestedFields)
                {
                    fieldCode = fieldIf.getFieldCode(true);
                } else
                {
                    fieldCode = fieldIf.getFieldCode(false);
                }
            }
        }
      • getFieldCode

        public java.lang.String getFieldCode(boolean includeChildFieldCodes)
        Returns text between field start and field separator (or field end if there is no separator).
        Parameters:
        includeChildFieldCodes - True if child field codes should be included.

        Example:

        Shows how to get text between field start and field separator (or field end if there is no separator)
        Document doc = new Document(getMyDir() + "Field.FieldCode.docx");
        
        for (Field field : doc.getRange().getFields())
        {
            if (field.getType() == FieldType.FIELD_IF)
            {
                FieldIf fieldIf = (FieldIf) field;
        
                String fieldCode = fieldIf.getFieldCode();
        
                if (containsNestedFields)
                {
                    fieldCode = fieldIf.getFieldCode(true);
                } else
                {
                    fieldCode = fieldIf.getFieldCode(false);
                }
            }
        }
      • remove

        public Node remove()
                   throws java.lang.Exception
        Removes the field from the document. Returns a node right after the field. If the field's end is the last child of its parent node, returns its parent paragraph. If the field is already removed, returns null.

        Example:

        Inserts a field into a document using DocumentBuilder.
        Document doc = new Document();
        DocumentBuilder builder = new DocumentBuilder(doc);
        
        // Insert a simple Date field into the document.
        // When we insert a field through the DocumentBuilder class we can get the
        // special Field object which contains information about the field.
        Field dateField = builder.insertField("DATE \\* MERGEFORMAT");
        
        // Update this particular field in the document so we can get the FieldResult.
        dateField.update();
        
        // Display some information from this field.
        // The field result is where the last evaluated value is stored. This is what is displayed in the document
        // When field codes are not showing.
        System.out.println(MessageFormat.format("FieldResult: {0}", dateField.getResult()));
        
        // Display the field code which defines the behaviour of the field. This can been seen in Microsoft Word by pressing ALT+F9.
        System.out.println(MessageFormat.format("FieldCode: {0}", dateField.getFieldCode()));
        
        // The field type defines what type of field in the Document this is. In this case the type is "FieldDate"
        System.out.println(MessageFormat.format("FieldType: {0}", dateField.getType()));
        
        // Finally let's completely remove the field from the document. This can easily be done by invoking the Remove method on the object.
        dateField.remove();
      • unlink

        public boolean unlink()
                      throws java.lang.Exception
        Performs the field unlink.

        Replaces the field with its most recent result.

        Some fields, such as XE (Index Entry) fields and SEQ (Sequence) fields, cannot be unlinked.

        Returns:
        True if the field has been unlinked, otherwise false.

        Example:

        Shows how to unlink specific field
        Document doc = new Document(getMyDir() + "Field.UnlinkFields.docx");
        
        doc.getRange().getFields().get(1).unlink();
      • update

        public void update()
                   throws java.lang.Exception
        Performs the field update. Throws if the field is being updated already.

        Example:

        Inserts a field into a document using DocumentBuilder.
        Document doc = new Document();
        DocumentBuilder builder = new DocumentBuilder(doc);
        
        // Insert a simple Date field into the document.
        // When we insert a field through the DocumentBuilder class we can get the
        // special Field object which contains information about the field.
        Field dateField = builder.insertField("DATE \\* MERGEFORMAT");
        
        // Update this particular field in the document so we can get the FieldResult.
        dateField.update();
        
        // Display some information from this field.
        // The field result is where the last evaluated value is stored. This is what is displayed in the document
        // When field codes are not showing.
        System.out.println(MessageFormat.format("FieldResult: {0}", dateField.getResult()));
        
        // Display the field code which defines the behaviour of the field. This can been seen in Microsoft Word by pressing ALT+F9.
        System.out.println(MessageFormat.format("FieldCode: {0}", dateField.getFieldCode()));
        
        // The field type defines what type of field in the Document this is. In this case the type is "FieldDate"
        System.out.println(MessageFormat.format("FieldType: {0}", dateField.getType()));
        
        // Finally let's completely remove the field from the document. This can easily be done by invoking the Remove method on the object.
        dateField.remove();
      • update

        public void update(boolean ignoreMergeFormat)
                   throws java.lang.Exception
        Performs a field update. Throws if the field is being updated already.
        Parameters:
        ignoreMergeFormat - If true then direct field result formatting is abandoned, regardless of the MERGEFORMAT switch, otherwise normal update is performed.

        Example:

        Shows a way to update a field ignoring the MERGEFORMAT switch
        LoadOptions loadOptions = new LoadOptions();
        loadOptions.setPreserveIncludePictureField(true);
        
        Document doc = new Document(getMyDir() + "Field.UpdateFieldIgnoringMergeFormat.docx", loadOptions);
        
        for (Field field : doc.getRange().getFields())
        {
            if (((field.getType()) == (FieldType.FIELD_INCLUDE_PICTURE)))
            {
                FieldIncludePicture includePicture = (FieldIncludePicture) field;
        
                includePicture.setSourceFullName(getMyDir() + "\\Images\\dotnet-logo.png");
                includePicture.update(true);
            }
        }
        
        doc.updateFields();
        doc.save(getMyDir() + "\\Artifacts\\Field.UpdateFieldIgnoringMergeFormat.docx");