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Stored procedures
Finds a character string in an entire Document variable.Caution: This documentation presents the last features of the Word Processing control. Make sure that all the necessary modules are updated.
Example
MyDocument is Document
 
arrFragments is array of docFragments = MyDocument.Seek("%CustomerName%")
// Replace all "%CustomerName%" by the customer name
FOR EACH f OF arrFragments
f..Text = Customer.Name
END
MyDocument is Document
 
// Seeks "BEAUTIFUL" in the text
// Selects the first one found to change its color
arrFragments is array of docFragments = MyDocument.Seek("BEAUTIFUL")
IF arrFragments..Count >= 1 THEN
// Position the cursor at the beginning of the first word found
MyDocument..Cursor = arrFragments[1]..StartPosition
// Calculate the selection length
MyDocument..SelectionLength = ...
arrFragments[1]..EndPosition - arrFragments[1]..StartPosition+1
// Modify the text color
arrFragments[1]..Formatting..TextColor = PastelRed
BREAK
END
Syntax
<Result> = <Document>.Search(<Text to find> [, <Options>])
<Result>: Array of docFragment variables
Array of docFragment variables corresponding to all the document fragments where the sought text was found.
<Document>: Document variable
Name of the Document variable to use.
<Text to find>: Character string (with quotes)
Text to find in the document
<Options>: Optional constant (or combination of constants)
Search options:
WholeWordSearch for the whole word (enclosed in punctuation characters or in space characters).
IgnoreCaseSearch while ignoring the case (lowercase/uppercase characters) and the accented characters.

The search is case sensitive by default: the sought text and the text to find must have the same case. To perform a search while ignoring the case, use the IgnoreCase constant.
Component : wd240mdl.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 24
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