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Merge cells text

Hi support,

When merging two table cells, the text from the cells that are different than the first cell, is lost. Thus, if I have cell1 with text “cell1” and the CellMerge property set to “FIRST”, and another cell - cell2 with text “cell2” and the CellMerge property set to “PREVIOUS”, and those cell are merged, the new cell that is formed contains only the text “cell1”.
Is this a known issue ?
If so, what are the workarounds to achieve desired merge ?

Thank you,

Thanks for your inquiry. I created new issue # 5367 in our defect database.
As a workaround you can use the following code:

tab.FirstRow.Cells[0].CellFormat.HorizontalMerge = CellMerge.First;
// Move all content from next cell to praviouse
foreach (Node child in tab.FirstRow.Cells[1].ChildNodes)
tab.FirstRow.Cells[1].CellFormat.HorizontalMerge = CellMerge.Previous;

I hope this could help you.
Best regards.

Hi Alexey,

Any news regarding 5367 issue ? Will this be supported in a future release ?


Thanks for your request. Unfortunately the issue is still unresolved.
I think that workaround I suggested in my previous post could be acceptable to temporary resolve this problem.
Best regards.