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Insert page number and navigate to specific page in JavaScript (ES5) DocumentEditor control

24 May 2022 / 2 minutes to read

You can insert page number and navigate to specific page in JavaScript Document Editor component by following ways.

Insert page number

You can use insertPageNumber API in editor module to insert the page number in current cursor position. By default, Page number will insert in Arabic number style. You can change it, by providing the number style in parameter.

Note: Currently, Documenteditor have options to insert page number at current cursor position.

The following example code illustrates how to insert page number in header.

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import { DocumentEditorContainer, Toolbar } from '@syncfusion/ej2-documenteditor';

DocumentEditorContainer.Inject(Toolbar);

let container: DocumentEditorContainer = new DocumentEditorContainer({ enableToolbar: true, height: '590px' });

container.serviceUrl = 'https://ej2services.syncfusion.com/production/web-services/api/documenteditor/';

container.appendTo('#container');
// To insert text in cursor position
container.documentEditor.editor.insertText('Document editor');
// To move the selection to header
container.documentEditor.selection.goToHeader();
// Insert page number in the current cursor position
container.documentEditor.editor.insertPageNumber();

Also, you use insertField API in Editor module to insert the Page number in current position

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//Current page number
container.documentEditor.editor.insertField('PAGE \* MERGEFORMAT', '1');

Get page count

You can use pageCount API to gets the total number of pages in Document.

The following example code illustrates how to get the number of pages in Document.

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import { DocumentEditorContainer, Toolbar } from '@syncfusion/ej2-documenteditor';

DocumentEditorContainer.Inject(Toolbar);

let container: DocumentEditorContainer = new DocumentEditorContainer({ enableToolbar: true, height: '590px' });

container.serviceUrl = 'https://ej2services.syncfusion.com/production/web-services/api/documenteditor/';

container.appendTo('#container');
// To insert text in cursor position
container.documentEditor.editor.insertText('Document editor');
// To get the total number of pages
let pageCount : number=container.documentEditor.pageCount;

You can use goToPage API in Selection module to move selection to the start of the specified page number.

The following example code illustrates how to move selection to specific page.

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import { DocumentEditorContainer, Toolbar } from '@syncfusion/ej2-documenteditor';

DocumentEditorContainer.Inject(Toolbar);

let container: DocumentEditorContainer = new DocumentEditorContainer({ enableToolbar: true, height: '590px' });

container.serviceUrl = 'https://ej2services.syncfusion.com/production/web-services/api/documenteditor/';

container.appendTo('#container');

// To move selection to page number 2
container.documentEditor.selection.goToPage(2);