Body Class
Represents a container for the main text of a section.
Inheritance Hierarchy

Namespace: Aspose.Words
Assembly: Aspose.Words (in Aspose.Words.dll) Version: 19.9
Syntax
public class Body : Story

The Body type exposes the following members.

Constructors
  NameDescription
Public methodCode exampleBody
Initializes a new instance of the Body class.
Properties
  NameDescription
Public propertyCode exampleChildNodes
Gets all immediate child nodes of this node.
(Inherited from CompositeNode.)
Public propertyCode exampleCount
Gets the number of immediate children of this node.
(Inherited from CompositeNode.)
Public propertyCode exampleDocument
Gets the document to which this node belongs.
(Inherited from Node.)
Public propertyCode exampleFirstChild
Gets the first child of the node.
(Inherited from CompositeNode.)
Public propertyCode exampleFirstParagraph
Gets the first paragraph in the story.
(Inherited from Story.)
Public propertyCode exampleHasChildNodes
Returns true if this node has any child nodes.
(Inherited from CompositeNode.)
Public propertyCode exampleIsComposite
Returns true as this node can have child nodes.
(Inherited from CompositeNode.)
Public propertyCode exampleLastChild
Gets the last child of the node.
(Inherited from CompositeNode.)
Public propertyCode exampleLastParagraph
Gets the last paragraph in the story.
(Inherited from Story.)
Public propertyCode exampleNextSibling
Gets the node immediately following this node.
(Inherited from Node.)
Public propertyCode exampleNodeType
Returns NodeType.Body.
(Overrides NodeNodeType.)
Public propertyParagraphs
Gets a collection of paragraphs that are immediate children of the story.
(Inherited from Story.)
Public propertyCode exampleParentNode
Gets the immediate parent of this node.
(Inherited from Node.)
Public propertyCode exampleParentSection
Gets the parent section of this story.
Public propertyCode examplePreviousSibling
Gets the node immediately preceding this node.
(Inherited from Node.)
Public propertyCode exampleRange
Returns a Range object that represents the portion of a document that is contained in this node.
(Inherited from Node.)
Public propertyStoryType
Gets the type of this story.
(Inherited from Story.)
Public propertyCode exampleTables
Gets a collection of tables that are immediate children of the story.
(Inherited from Story.)
Methods
  NameDescription
Public methodCode exampleAccept
Accepts a visitor.
(Overrides NodeAccept(DocumentVisitor).)
Protected methodAcceptChildren (Inherited from CompositeNode.)
Protected methodAcceptCore (Inherited from CompositeNode.)
Public methodCode exampleAppendChild
Adds the specified node to the end of the list of child nodes for this node.
(Inherited from CompositeNode.)
Public methodCode exampleAppendParagraph
A shortcut method that creates a Paragraph object with optional text and appends it to the end of this object.
(Inherited from Story.)
Public methodCode exampleClone (Inherited from Node.)
Protected methodCoreRemoveSelfOnly (Inherited from CompositeNode.)
Public methodCode exampleCreateNavigator
Reserved for system use. IXPathNavigable.
(Inherited from CompositeNode.)
Public methodDeleteShapes
Deletes all shapes from the text of this story.
(Inherited from Story.)
Public methodCode exampleEnsureMinimum
If the last child is not a paragraph, creates and appends one empty paragraph.
Public methodEquals
Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object.
(Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalize
Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.
(Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetAncestor(Type)
Gets the first ancestor of the specified object type.
(Inherited from Node.)
Public methodCode exampleGetAncestor(NodeType)
Gets the first ancestor of the specified NodeType.
(Inherited from Node.)
Public methodCode exampleGetChild
Returns an Nth child node that matches the specified type.
(Inherited from CompositeNode.)
Public methodCode exampleGetChildNodes
Returns a live collection of child nodes that match the specified type.
(Inherited from CompositeNode.)
Public methodCode exampleGetEnumerator
Provides support for the for each style iteration over the child nodes of this node.
(Inherited from CompositeNode.)
Public methodGetHashCode
Serves as a hash function for a particular type.
(Inherited from Object.)
Public methodCode exampleGetText
Gets the text of this node and of all its children.
(Inherited from CompositeNode.)
Public methodGetType
Gets the type of the current instance.
(Inherited from Object.)
Public methodCode exampleIndexOf
Returns the index of the specified child node in the child node array.
(Inherited from CompositeNode.)
Public methodCode exampleInsertAfter
Inserts the specified node immediately after the specified reference node.
(Inherited from CompositeNode.)
Public methodCode exampleInsertBefore
Inserts the specified node immediately before the specified reference node.
(Inherited from CompositeNode.)
Protected methodMemberwiseClone
Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.
(Inherited from Object.)
Public methodCode exampleNextPreOrder
Gets next node according to the pre-order tree traversal algorithm.
(Inherited from Node.)
Public methodCode examplePrependChild
Adds the specified node to the beginning of the list of child nodes for this node.
(Inherited from CompositeNode.)
Public methodPreviousPreOrder
Gets the previous node according to the pre-order tree traversal algorithm.
(Inherited from Node.)
Public methodCode exampleRemove
Removes itself from the parent.
(Inherited from Node.)
Public methodCode exampleRemoveAllChildren
Removes all the child nodes of the current node.
(Inherited from CompositeNode.)
Public methodCode exampleRemoveChild
Removes the specified child node.
(Inherited from CompositeNode.)
Public methodCode exampleRemoveSmartTags
Removes all SmartTag descendant nodes of the current node.
(Inherited from CompositeNode.)
Public methodCode exampleSelectNodes
Selects a list of nodes matching the XPath expression.
(Inherited from CompositeNode.)
Public methodCode exampleSelectSingleNode
Selects the first Node that matches the XPath expression.
(Inherited from CompositeNode.)
Public methodToString
Returns a string that represents the current object.
(Inherited from Object.)
Public methodCode exampleToString(SaveFormat)
Exports the content of the node into a string in the specified format.
(Inherited from Node.)
Public methodCode exampleToString(SaveOptions)
Exports the content of the node into a string using the specified save options.
(Inherited from Node.)
Remarks

Body can contain Paragraph and Table child nodes.

Body is a section-level node and can only be a child of Section. There can only be one Body in a Section.

A minimal valid Body needs to contain at least one Paragraph.

Examples
Creates a simple document from scratch using the Aspose.Words object model.
[C#]

// Create an "empty" document. Note that like in Microsoft Word, 
// the empty document has one section, body and one paragraph in it.
Document doc = new Document();

// This truly makes the document empty. No sections (not possible in Microsoft Word).
doc.RemoveAllChildren();

// Create a new section node. 
// Note that the section has not yet been added to the document, 
// but we have to specify the parent document.
Section section = new Section(doc);

// Append the section to the document.
doc.AppendChild(section);

// Lets set some properties for the section.
section.PageSetup.SectionStart = SectionStart.NewPage;
section.PageSetup.PaperSize = PaperSize.Letter;

// The section that we created is empty, lets populate it. The section needs at least the Body node.
Body body = new Body(doc);
section.AppendChild(body);

// The body needs to have at least one paragraph.
// Note that the paragraph has not yet been added to the document, 
// but we have to specify the parent document.
// The parent document is needed so the paragraph can correctly work
// with styles and other document-wide information.
Paragraph para = new Paragraph(doc);
body.AppendChild(para);

// We can set some formatting for the paragraph
para.ParagraphFormat.StyleName = "Heading 1";
para.ParagraphFormat.Alignment = ParagraphAlignment.Center;

// So far we have one empty paragraph in the document.
// The document is valid and can be saved, but lets add some text before saving.
// Create a new run of text and add it to our paragraph.
Run run = new Run(doc);
run.Text = "Hello World!";
run.Font.Color = Color.Red;
para.AppendChild(run);

// As a matter of interest, you can retrieve text of the whole document and
// see that \x000c is automatically appended. \x000c is the end of section character.
Console.WriteLine("Hello World!\x000c");

// Save the document.
doc.Save(ArtifactsDir + "Section.CreateFromScratch.doc");
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