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Word processing: Features
Overview
Caution: In the current version, some features are missing from the Word Processing control. This page lists the available features and the forthcoming ones for the Word Processing control:
  • The features followed by a star (*) will be available in a forthcoming update.
  • The features in bold are available (they require to use the last available WINDEV version and/or additional modules that can be downloaded from https://www.windev.com).
Intermediate updates specific to the Word Processing control are available. The last update available for the Word Processing control corresponds to an additional module applicable to WINDEV Update 1 (dated July 28, 2017).
See New forthcoming features for more details. The expected features will be added into the different updates of version 22.
List of features
The Word Processing control proposes the following features:
  • Standard formatting ribbon.
    Note:
    • In test mode, the options not available in this version are grayed.
    • In the executable, the ribbon displays the available options only.
  • Creating, reading and saving standard ".docx".
  • Reading "RTF" files.
  • Reading and saving in HFSQL.
  • Formatting:
    • Font, size, color, bold, italic, underlined, subscript, superscript, alignment.
    • Background color of paragraph.
    • Border of paragraph.
  • Displaying the line break and page break characters.
  • Undo/Redo.
  • Copy/Paste without formatting.
  • Print preview and print.
  • Export in PDF format.
  • Management of indents.
  • Interline.
  • Space before/after.
  • Background color.
  • Use by programming (DocXXX functions, Document types, docFragment, docParagraph, ...).
  • Spelling checker.
  • Custom foramtting ribbon *
  • Find/Replace:
    • available by programming
    • available in the ribbon of control.
  • Table of contents (read-only)
  • Links (read-only, with ability to open the link with CTRL + Click)
  • Advanced underline (read-only)
  • Tabulations and tab stop.
  • Continuation points (read-only)
  • Revisions * (read-only)
  • Image
    • Displaying existing images in the document (the WMF and EMF formats are not supported).
    • Inserting images in PNG and JPEG format.
  • Copy/Paste with formatting.
  • Zoom.
  • Bullets and numbers
    Notes:
    • A carriage return on a numbered line continues the numbering for the new line.
    • Pressing the "Backspace" key is used to go back to the previous level of bullets.
  • Automatic controls (date, time, document name, author, page number, number of pages): available in display and in edit.
    Notes:
    • The '$' character and the hexadecimal notation are not supported in the page numbers.
    • The F9 key is used to update the controls. The option "Keep the formatting during each update" is supported.
  • Date insertion.
  • Page numbering
  • Sequence with report
  • Specific ribbon options:
    • Style
    • Page format, orientation, margins.
    • Borders
    • Inserting images and wrapping.
  • Page header and footer.
  • Tables.
  • Rulers
  • Export in HTML format
  • Opening a docx file by Drag and Drop
Notes:
  • The features followed by a star (*) will be available in a forthcoming update.
  • The features in bold are available (they require to use the last available WINDEV version and/or adidtional modules that can be downloaded from https://www.windev.com).
Read-only features available in the Word Processing control

Overview

In this version, some features of the Word Processing control are available in read-only mode. The Word Processing control displays the summaries and the revisions for example but it cannot be used to modify them or to create some.
To use these features, the relevant elements must be created in Word.
Note: These operations will become useless as soon as the corresponding features will be available in edit in the Word Processing control.
Minimum required version
  • Version 22
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