FlowDocument.ContentStart FlowDocument.ContentStart FlowDocument.ContentStart FlowDocument.ContentStart Property

Definition

Gets a TextPointer that represents the start of content within a FlowDocument.

public:
 property System::Windows::Documents::TextPointer ^ ContentStart { System::Windows::Documents::TextPointer ^ get(); };
public System.Windows.Documents.TextPointer ContentStart { get; }
member this.ContentStart : System.Windows.Documents.TextPointer
Public ReadOnly Property ContentStart As TextPointer

Property Value

A TextPointerContext representing the start of the contents in the FlowDocument.

Examples

The following example uses the ContentStart property to insert content at the beginning of a FlowDocument.

// Create a new, empty FlowDocument.
FlowDocument flowDoc = new FlowDocument();

// Insert an initial paragraph at the beginning of the empty FlowDocument.
flowDoc.Blocks.Add(new Paragraph(new Run(
    "Since the new FlowDocument is empty at this point, this will be the initial content " +
    "in the FlowDocument."
)));
// Insert a line-break at the beginnign of the document, before the previously inserted paragraph.
flowDoc.Blocks.InsertBefore(flowDoc.Blocks.FirstBlock, new Paragraph(new LineBreak()));
// Insert another paragraph at the beginning of the document.
flowDoc.Blocks.InsertBefore(flowDoc.Blocks.FirstBlock, new Paragraph(new Run(
    "This paragraph will be inserted before the previously added paragraph, replacing the previously" +
    "added paragraph as the first paragraph in the document."
)));
' Create a new, empty FlowDocument.
        Dim flowDocStart As New FlowDocument()

' Insert an initial paragraph at the beginning of the empty FlowDocument.
        flowDocStart.Blocks.Add(New Paragraph(New Run("Since the new FlowDocument is empty at this point, this will be the initial content " & "in the FlowDocument.")))
' Insert a line-break at the beginnign of the document, before the previously inserted paragraph.
        flowDocStart.Blocks.InsertBefore(flowDocStart.Blocks.FirstBlock, New Paragraph(New LineBreak()))
' Insert another paragraph at the beginning of the document.
        flowDocStart.Blocks.InsertBefore(flowDocStart.Blocks.FirstBlock, New Paragraph(New Run("This paragraph will be inserted before the previously added paragraph, replacing the previously" & "added paragraph as the first paragraph in the document.")))

Remarks

The ContentStart property is often used to insert content to the beginning of a FlowDocument.

The TextPointer returned by this property always has its LogicalDirection set to LogicalDirection.Backward.

Applies to

See also