com.aspose.words

Class FieldIndex

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

Implements the INDEX field.
Builds an index using the index entries specified by XE fields, and inserts that index at this place in the document.

Constructor Summary
 
Property Getters/Setters Summary
java.lang.StringgetBookmarkName()
void
setBookmarkName(java.lang.Stringvalue)
           Gets or sets the name of the bookmark that marks the portion of the document used to build the index.
java.lang.StringgetCrossReferenceSeparator()
void
setCrossReferenceSeparator(java.lang.Stringvalue)
           Gets or sets the character sequence that is used to separate cross references and other entries.
FieldEndgetEnd()
Gets the node that represents the field end.
java.lang.StringgetEntryType()
void
setEntryType(java.lang.Stringvalue)
           Gets or sets an index entry type used to build the index.
FieldFormatgetFormat()
Gets a FieldFormat object that provides typed access to field's formatting.
booleanhasPageNumberSeparator()
Gets a value indicating whether a page number separator is overridden through the field's code.
booleanhasSequenceName()
Gets a value indicating whether a sequence should be used while the field's result building.
java.lang.StringgetHeading()
void
setHeading(java.lang.Stringvalue)
           Gets or sets a heading that appears at the start of each set of entries for any given letter.
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.
booleanisLocked()
void
isLocked(booleanvalue)
           Gets or sets whether the field is locked (should not recalculate its result).
java.lang.StringgetLanguageId()
void
setLanguageId(java.lang.Stringvalue)
           Gets or sets the language ID used to generate the index.
java.lang.StringgetLetterRange()
void
setLetterRange(java.lang.Stringvalue)
           Gets or sets a range of letters to which limit the index.
intgetLocaleId()
void
setLocaleId(intvalue)
           Gets or sets the LCID of the field.
java.lang.StringgetNumberOfColumns()
void
setNumberOfColumns(java.lang.Stringvalue)
           Gets or sets the number of columns per page used when building the index.
java.lang.StringgetPageNumberListSeparator()
void
setPageNumberListSeparator(java.lang.Stringvalue)
           Gets or sets the character sequence that is used to separate two page numbers in a page number list.
java.lang.StringgetPageNumberSeparator()
void
setPageNumberSeparator(java.lang.Stringvalue)
           Gets or sets the character sequence that is used to separate an index entry and its page number.
java.lang.StringgetPageRangeSeparator()
void
setPageRangeSeparator(java.lang.Stringvalue)
           Gets or sets the character sequence that is used to separate the start and end of a page range.
java.lang.StringgetResult()
void
setResult(java.lang.Stringvalue)
           Gets or sets text that is between the field separator and field end.
booleangetRunSubentriesOnSameLine()
void
           Gets or sets whether run subentries into the same line as the main entry.
FieldSeparatorgetSeparator()
Gets the node that represents the field separator. Can be null.
java.lang.StringgetSequenceName()
void
setSequenceName(java.lang.Stringvalue)
           Gets or sets the name of a sequence whose number is included with the page number.
java.lang.StringgetSequenceSeparator()
void
setSequenceSeparator(java.lang.Stringvalue)
           Gets or sets the character sequence that is used to separate sequence numbers and page numbers.
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.
booleangetUseYomi()
void
setUseYomi(booleanvalue)
           Gets or sets whether to enable the use of yomi text for index entries.
 
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

      • FieldIndex

        public FieldIndex()
    • Property Getters/Setters Detail

      • getBookmarkName/setBookmarkName

        public java.lang.String getBookmarkName() / public void setBookmarkName(java.lang.String value)
        
        Gets or sets the name of the bookmark that marks the portion of the document used to build the index.
      • getCrossReferenceSeparator/setCrossReferenceSeparator

        public java.lang.String getCrossReferenceSeparator() / public void setCrossReferenceSeparator(java.lang.String value)
        
        Gets or sets the character sequence that is used to separate cross references and other entries.
      • getEnd

        public FieldEnd getEnd()
        
        Gets the node that represents the field end.
      • getEntryType/setEntryType

        public java.lang.String getEntryType() / public void setEntryType(java.lang.String value)
        
        Gets or sets an index entry type used to build the index.
      • 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);
      • hasPageNumberSeparator

        public boolean hasPageNumberSeparator()
        
        Gets a value indicating whether a page number separator is overridden through the field's code.
      • hasSequenceName

        public boolean hasSequenceName()
        
        Gets a value indicating whether a sequence should be used while the field's result building.
      • getHeading/setHeading

        public java.lang.String getHeading() / public void setHeading(java.lang.String value)
        
        Gets or sets a heading that appears at the start of each set of entries for any given letter.
      • 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.
      • isLocked/isLocked

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

        public java.lang.String getLanguageId() / public void setLanguageId(java.lang.String value)
        
        Gets or sets the language ID used to generate the index.
      • getLetterRange/setLetterRange

        public java.lang.String getLetterRange() / public void setLetterRange(java.lang.String value)
        
        Gets or sets a range of letters to which limit the index.
      • 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
      • getNumberOfColumns/setNumberOfColumns

        public java.lang.String getNumberOfColumns() / public void setNumberOfColumns(java.lang.String value)
        
        Gets or sets the number of columns per page used when building the index.
      • getPageNumberListSeparator/setPageNumberListSeparator

        public java.lang.String getPageNumberListSeparator() / public void setPageNumberListSeparator(java.lang.String value)
        
        Gets or sets the character sequence that is used to separate two page numbers in a page number list.
      • getPageNumberSeparator/setPageNumberSeparator

        public java.lang.String getPageNumberSeparator() / public void setPageNumberSeparator(java.lang.String value)
        
        Gets or sets the character sequence that is used to separate an index entry and its page number.
      • getPageRangeSeparator/setPageRangeSeparator

        public java.lang.String getPageRangeSeparator() / public void setPageRangeSeparator(java.lang.String value)
        
        Gets or sets the character sequence that is used to separate the start and end of a page range.
      • 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();
      • getRunSubentriesOnSameLine/setRunSubentriesOnSameLine

        public boolean getRunSubentriesOnSameLine() / public void setRunSubentriesOnSameLine(boolean value)
        
        Gets or sets whether run subentries into the same line as the main entry.
      • getSeparator

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

        public java.lang.String getSequenceName() / public void setSequenceName(java.lang.String value)
        
        Gets or sets the name of a sequence whose number is included with the page number.
      • getSequenceSeparator/setSequenceSeparator

        public java.lang.String getSequenceSeparator() / public void setSequenceSeparator(java.lang.String value)
        
        Gets or sets the character sequence that is used to separate sequence numbers and page numbers.
      • 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();
      • getUseYomi/setUseYomi

        public boolean getUseYomi() / public void setUseYomi(boolean value)
        
        Gets or sets whether to enable the use of yomi text for index entries.
    • 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");