How to: Manipulate a FlowDocument through the Blocks Property

These examples demonstrate some of the more common operations that can be performed on a FlowDocument through the Blocks property.

The following example creates a new FlowDocument and then appends a new Paragraph element to the FlowDocument.


FlowDocument flowDoc = new FlowDocument(new Paragraph(new Run("A bit of text content...")));
flowDoc.Blocks.Add(new Paragraph(new Run("Text to append...")));


The following example creates a new Paragraph element and inserts it at the beginning of the FlowDocument.


Paragraph p = new Paragraph(new Run("Text to insert..."));
flowDoc.Blocks.InsertBefore(flowDoc.Blocks.FirstBlock, p);


The following example gets the number of top-level Block elements contained in the FlowDocument.


int countTopLevelBlocks = flowDoc.Blocks.Count;


The following example deletes the last Block element in the FlowDocument.


flowDoc.Blocks.Remove(flowDoc.Blocks.LastBlock);


The following example clears all of the contents (Block elements) from the FlowDocument.


flowDoc.Blocks.Clear();


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