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How to C#: Basic SDK Concept of XDoc.Word

Introductions to Classes and APIs Included in XDoc.Word for C# Programming

C#.NET Word document SDK, RasterEdge XDoc.Word is a mature and reliable third-party document imaging toolkit, designed particularly for manipulating and managing single-page and multi-page Word document. This Word document SDK provides Visual C#.NET developers with various classes to convert, process, edit, and annotate Word document from local file or byte stream in C#.NET class applications.

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This guide page provides C# users with detailed explanations for basic SDK concepts of XDoc.Word, which include main functionality, corresponding programming classes and usage. Please see details as below.

Functionality and Classes

Classes Usage

How to C#: XDoc.Word Functionality & Classes

The main functionality of XDoc.Word for .NET can be divided into nine aspects. Please see detailed introductions and respective C#.NET programming classes.

Word Convert

C# programmers can convert Word to Jpeg, Bmp, Png, Gif, Tiff, Raster Image files and PDF document. Conversely, conversion from PDF to Word (.docx) is also supported.

  Class: DOCXDocument, DOCDocument

  Convert To Image API: ConvertToImage()

  Convert To Document API: ConvertToDocument()

  File & Page Process

Programmers can also perform various Word file and page editing in C# project. For example, you may easily create, load, combine, and split Word file(s), and add, create, insert, delete, re-order, copy, paste and save Word page(s), etc.

  Class: DOCXDocument

  Class: DOCXPage

Text Search

Following classes will be used in your program. And Word file text processing like text writing, extracting, searching, etc., are easy to be implemented.

  Class: DOCXDocument


XDoc.Word for .NET allows C# developers to edit hyperlink of Word document, including editing Word url links and quick navigation link in bookmark/outline.

  Class: HyperlinkEntry

  Annotate Document

Various type annotations can be integrated into your C# project, such as annotation creating, deleting, modifying, importing, exporting, and so on.

  Class: DOCXDocument

  Class: DOCXPage


You can generate thumbnail image(s) from Word file for quick viewing and further manipulating.

  Class: DOCXDocument, DOCDocument

How to C#: XDoc.Word Classes Usage

RasterEdge XDoc.Word for .NET provides users with various robust C#.NET classes for high performance Word document manipulations. We will explain all of them in this part.


The DOCXDocument class presents a Word file and provides the properties, methods and events necessary to load a Word document from file or query data and save the Word document.


The DOCXPage class presents a single page in a DOCXDocument object and provides the properties and methods to process the data of a page.


The DOCXContext class encapsulates a list of drawing methods to build a new Word file.


This class describes a hyperlink entry in the document.


This class describes bookmarks in a Word document.