A Section object represents a major section in a document, like a chapter in a book. Many documents will only contain one section. In more complex documents, content can be divided into multiple sections.
You can assign a different set of formatting settings to each section, including:
- Paper size or orientation
- Paper source for a printer
- Page borders
- Vertical alignment
- Headers and footers
- Page numbering
- Line numbering
- Footnotes and endnotes
To add a section to your document, use one of the following methods. The methods insert a section at the beginning or end an Element. An Element object represents an editable region in a document, such as a section or a paragraph. The document itself is an Element.
Inserts an empty section at the end of the specified Element.
Inserts an empty section at the beginning of the specified Element.
Before adding a section to your file, create a Document object.
Call Document.CreateSectionAfter or Document.CreateSectionBefore to add a section to the document
Next, set Section properties, for example:
After creating a Section and setting Section properties, add content. For example, add a paragraph:
You can access existing sections through the Document.Sections property.