Get The maximum number of rows and columns in a Word document table. RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hello everybody!,

    I am quite new using this library and I am developing a tool to extract information from tables in a Word document.
    I would like to know if is there any way to get the maximum number of rows and columns of the table.

    Thanks a lot in advance for your help.

    Monday, March 6, 2017 10:24 AM

All replies

  • Hi Chema,

    According to your describtion,i think what you want is getting row/column count of the a table,right?
    You could get row count by Elements<TableRow>().Count() and get column by Elements<GridColumn>().Count()

    Here is an example.

    using (WordprocessingDocument doc =
            WordprocessingDocument.Open(filepath, true))
                   // Find the first table in the document.
                    Table table =
                    // Find the second row in the table.
                    int row = table.Elements<TableRow>().Count();
                    int col = table.Elements<TableGrid>().First().Elements<GridColumn>().Count();
                    MessageBox.Show("RowCount:" + row + "\r" +
                        "ColmunCount:" + col);

    Best Regards,


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    Tuesday, March 7, 2017 7:09 AM