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Find and replace page break marker in document

Suppose that, in the text of a document, I place a marker text like <!-- page break -->, is there a way to search the text inside a document and replace it with an actual page break?



Thanks for your inquiry. Please use Range.Replace method as shown below to get the desired output.

Document doc = new Document(MyDir + "in.txt");
doc.Range.Replace(@"<!-- page break -->", ControlChar.PageBreak, new FindReplaceOptions());
doc.Save(MyDir + "17.10.docx");

That’s C# code right?

In Java it should be something like

document.getRange().replace("<-- {{PAGE BREAK}} -->", ControlChar.PAGE_BREAK, new FindReplaceOptions());

If so, I tried that but it didn’t seem to work… Is the code right?

Nevermind, I found the problem: it was caused by the fact that the marker I used for the page break is an HTML comment, which apparently does not get inserted with the builder.insertHtml method, changing the marker to a plain string solved the issue.

Thanks for you help, it is much appreciated!


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