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How to find and replace text with page break in Word document?

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Syncfusion Essential DocIO is a .NET Core Word library used to create, read, and edit Word documents programmatically without Microsoft Word or interop dependencies. Using this library, you can find and replace text with page break in Word document in C#.

Steps to find and replace text with page break in Word document:

  1. Create a new C# .NET Core console application project.

Create .NET Core console application in Visual Studio

  1. Install the Syncfusion.DocIO.NET.Core NuGet packages as a reference to your ASP.NET Core application from

Add DocIO NuGet packages of ASP.NET Core

  1. Include the following namespaces in the Program.cs file:


using Syncfusion.DocIO;
using Syncfusion.DocIO.DLS;
  1. Use the following code snippet to find and replace text with page break in the Word document:


using (FileStream fileStreamPath = new FileStream(Path.GetFullPath(@"../../../Data/Input.docx"), FileMode.Open, FileAccess.Read, FileShare.ReadWrite))
    //Open an existing Word document.
    using (WordDocument document = new WordDocument(fileStreamPath, FormatType.Docx))
        //Add new paragraph to the document section.
        WParagraph paragraph = document.Sections[0].AddParagraph() as WParagraph;
        //Add the page break.
        //Create text body part.
        TextBodyPart bodyPart = new TextBodyPart(document);
        //Replace all entries of a given regular expression text with the text body part.
        document.ReplaceSingleLine(new Regex("<<(.*)>>"), bodyPart);
        //Create file stream.
        using (FileStream outputFileStream = new FileStream(Path.GetFullPath("../../../Sample.docx"), FileMode.Create, FileAccess.ReadWrite))
            //Save the Word document to file stream.
            document.Save(outputFileStream, FormatType.Docx); 

A complete working sample to find and replace text with page break in Word document in C# can be downloaded from GitHub.

By executing the program, you will get the output document as follows.

Output document generated in ASP.NET Core Word

Take a moment to peruse the documentation where you can find basic Word document processing options along with the features like mail merge, merge and split documents, find and replace text in the Word document, protect the Word documents, and most importantly, the PDF and Image conversions with code examples.

Explore more about the rich set of Syncfusion Word Framework features.

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Starting with v16.2.0.x, if you reference Syncfusion assemblies from trial setup or from the NuGet feed, include a license key in your projects. Refer to link to learn about generating and registering Syncfusion license key in your application to use the components without trail message.


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