PageSetupPaperSize Property

Returns or sets the paper size.

Namespace:  Aspose.Words
Assembly:  Aspose.Words (in Aspose.Words.dll) Version: 21.11.0


public PaperSize PaperSize { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: PaperSize


Setting this property updates PageWidth and PageHeight values. Setting this value to Custom does not change existing values.


Shows how to adjust paper size, orientation, margins, along with other settings for a section.
Document doc = new Document();
DocumentBuilder builder = new DocumentBuilder(doc);

builder.PageSetup.PaperSize = PaperSize.Legal;
builder.PageSetup.Orientation = Orientation.Landscape;
builder.PageSetup.TopMargin = ConvertUtil.InchToPoint(1.0);
builder.PageSetup.BottomMargin = ConvertUtil.InchToPoint(1.0);
builder.PageSetup.LeftMargin = ConvertUtil.InchToPoint(1.5);
builder.PageSetup.RightMargin = ConvertUtil.InchToPoint(1.5);
builder.PageSetup.HeaderDistance = ConvertUtil.InchToPoint(0.2);
builder.PageSetup.FooterDistance = ConvertUtil.InchToPoint(0.2);

builder.Writeln("Hello world!");

doc.Save(ArtifactsDir + "PageSetup.PageMargins.docx");
Shows how to set page sizes.
Document doc = new Document();
DocumentBuilder builder = new DocumentBuilder(doc);

// We can change the current page's size to a pre-defined size
// by using the "PaperSize" property of this section's PageSetup object.
builder.PageSetup.PaperSize = PaperSize.Tabloid;

Assert.AreEqual(792.0d, builder.PageSetup.PageWidth);
Assert.AreEqual(1224.0d, builder.PageSetup.PageHeight);

builder.Writeln($"This page is {builder.PageSetup.PageWidth}x{builder.PageSetup.PageHeight}.");

// Each section has its own PageSetup object. When we use a document builder to make a new section,
// that section's PageSetup object inherits all the previous section's PageSetup object's values.

Assert.AreEqual(PaperSize.Tabloid, builder.PageSetup.PaperSize);

builder.PageSetup.PaperSize = PaperSize.A5;
builder.Writeln($"This page is {builder.PageSetup.PageWidth}x{builder.PageSetup.PageHeight}.");

Assert.AreEqual(419.55d, builder.PageSetup.PageWidth);
Assert.AreEqual(595.30d, builder.PageSetup.PageHeight);


// Set a custom size for this section's pages.
builder.PageSetup.PageWidth = 620;
builder.PageSetup.PageHeight = 480;

Assert.AreEqual(PaperSize.Custom, builder.PageSetup.PaperSize);

builder.Writeln($"This page is {builder.PageSetup.PageWidth}x{builder.PageSetup.PageHeight}.");

doc.Save(ArtifactsDir + "PageSetup.PaperSizes.docx");
Shows how to construct an Aspose.Words document by hand.
Document doc = new Document();

// A blank document contains one section, one body and one paragraph.
// Call the "RemoveAllChildren" method to remove all those nodes,
// and end up with a document node with no children.

// This document now has no composite child nodes that we can add content to.
// If we wish to edit it, we will need to repopulate its node collection.
// First, create a new section, and then append it as a child to the root document node.
Section section = new Section(doc);

// Set some page setup properties for the section.
section.PageSetup.SectionStart = SectionStart.NewPage;
section.PageSetup.PaperSize = PaperSize.Letter;

// A section needs a body, which will contain and display all its contents
// on the page between the section's header and footer.
Body body = new Body(doc);

// Create a paragraph, set some formatting properties, and then append it as a child to the body.
Paragraph para = new Paragraph(doc);

para.ParagraphFormat.StyleName = "Heading 1";
para.ParagraphFormat.Alignment = ParagraphAlignment.Center;


// Finally, add some content to do the document. Create a run,
// set its appearance and contents, and then append it as a child to the paragraph.
Run run = new Run(doc);
run.Text = "Hello World!";
run.Font.Color = Color.Red;

Assert.AreEqual("Hello World!", doc.GetText().Trim());

doc.Save(ArtifactsDir + "Section.CreateManually.docx");

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