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Insert page number and navigate to specific page in React DocumentEditor component

30 Sep 2022 / 3 minutes to read

You can insert page number and navigate to specific page in React 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 * as ReactDOM from 'react-dom';
import * as React from 'react';
import {
  DocumentEditorContainerComponent,
  Toolbar,
} from '@syncfusion/ej2-react-documenteditor';

DocumentEditorContainerComponent.Inject(Toolbar);
export class Default extends React.Component {
  onCreated() {
    // To insert text in cursor position
    this.container.documentEditor.editor.insertText('Document editor');
    // To move the selection to header
    this.container.documentEditor.selection.goToHeader();
    // Insert page number in the current cursor position
    this.container.documentEditor.editor.insertPageNumber();
  }
  render() {
    return (
      <DocumentEditorContainerComponent
        id="container"
        ref={(scope) => {
          this.container = scope;
        }}
        height={'590px'}
        serviceUrl="https://ej2services.syncfusion.com/production/web-services/api/documenteditor/"
        enableToolbar={true}
        created={this.onCreated.bind(this)}
      />
    );
  }
}
ReactDOM.render(<Default />, document.getElementById('sample'));

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

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//Current page number
this.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 * as ReactDOM from 'react-dom';
import * as React from 'react';
import {
  DocumentEditorContainerComponent,
  Toolbar,
} from '@syncfusion/ej2-react-documenteditor';

DocumentEditorContainerComponent.Inject(Toolbar);
export class Default extends React.Component {
  onCreated() {
    // To insert text in cursor position
    this.container.documentEditor.editor.insertText('Document editor');
    // To get the total number of pages
    let pageCount = this.container.documentEditor.pageCount;
  }
  render() {
    return (
      <DocumentEditorContainerComponent
        id="container"
        ref={(scope) => {
          this.container = scope;
        }}
        height={'590px'}
        serviceUrl="https://ej2services.syncfusion.com/production/web-services/api/documenteditor/"
        enableToolbar={true}
        created={this.onCreated.bind(this)}
      />
    );
  }
}
ReactDOM.render(<Default />, document.getElementById('sample'));

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 * as ReactDOM from 'react-dom';
import * as React from 'react';
import {
  DocumentEditorContainerComponent,
  Toolbar,
} from '@syncfusion/ej2-react-documenteditor';

DocumentEditorContainerComponent.Inject(Toolbar);
export class Default extends React.Component {
  onCreated() {
// To move selection to page number 2
this.container.documentEditor.selection.goToPage(2);
  }
  render() {
    return (
      <DocumentEditorContainerComponent
        id="container"
        ref={(scope) => {
          this.container = scope;
        }}
        height={'590px'}
        serviceUrl="https://ej2services.syncfusion.com/production/web-services/api/documenteditor/"
        enableToolbar={true}
        created={this.onCreated.bind(this)}
      />
    );
  }
}
ReactDOM.render(<Default />, document.getElementById('sample'));