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The docTabulation type is used to define the characteristics of a custom tabulation. This custom tabulation is associated with a paragraph included in a Word Processing document. You can define and change the characteristics of this tabulation using different WLanguage properties.
Remark: For more details on the declaration of this type of variable and the use of WLanguage properties, see Declaring a variable.
MyDoc is Document = MyDocControl
// Retrieve the first paragraph
Parag is docParagraph = MyDoc.Paragraph[1]
// Tabulation at 3 cm
Tabul is docTabulation
Tabul.Position = 30
// Add the tabulation to the custom tabulations of paragraph
Add(Parag.PageLayout.CustomTabulation, Tabul)

Properties specific to docTabulation variables

The following properties can be used to handle docTabulation variables:
Property nameType usedEffect
FillCharacterCharacter string or constantFill character for the space before the tabulation.
This property can correspond to one of the following constants:
  • docTabulationCharacterNone: Empty character (no fill character).
  • docTabulationCharacterDot: Dot.
  • docTabulationCharacterMiddleDot: Centered dot.
  • docTabulationCharacterUnderscore: Underlined.
  • docTabulationCharacterHyphen: Hyphen.
This property corresponds to an empty character by default.
PositionRealPosition of the tabulation (in millimeters) from the left paragraph border (0 by default).
TypeOptional Integer constantType of tabulation to add:
  • tabTypeBar: A vertical bar will be displayed for the tabulation.
  • tabTypeCenter: The center of text will be aligned on the tabulation.
  • tabTypeDecimal: The decimal separator will be aligned on the tabulation.
  • tabTypeRight: The right text border will be aligned on the tabulation.
  • tabTypeLeft (Default value): The left text border will be aligned on the tabulation.
Minimum version required
  • Version 22
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