DocumentBase.BeforeSave Event

Occurs before the document is saved.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Office.Tools.Word
Assembly:  Microsoft.Office.Tools.Word.v4.0.Utilities (in Microsoft.Office.Tools.Word.v4.0.Utilities.dll)

public event SaveEventHandler BeforeSave

To prevent the document from being saved, set the Cancel argument of the provided CancelEventArgs object to true.

The following code example displays a message before the document is saved that asks whether you want to save the document. To use this example, run it from the ThisDocument class in a document-level project.

private void DocumentBeforeSave()
{
    this.BeforeSave += new Microsoft.Office.Tools.Word.SaveEventHandler(ThisDocument_BeforeSave);
}

void ThisDocument_BeforeSave(object sender, Microsoft.Office.Tools.Word.SaveEventArgs e)
{
    if (MessageBox.Show("Do you want to save the document?", "BeforeSave",
        MessageBoxButtons.YesNo) == DialogResult.No)
    {
        e.Cancel = true;
    }
}

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