# wx.lib.pydocview.ChildDocument¶

A ChildDocument is a document that represents a portion of a Document. The child document is managed by the parent document, so it will be prompted to close if its parent is closed, etc. Child Documents are useful when there are complicated Views of a Document and users will need to tunnel into the View.

## Class Hierarchy¶

Inheritance diagram for class ChildDocument:

## Known Superclasses¶

wx.lib.docview.Document

## Methods Summary¶

 GetData Returns the data that the ChildDocument contains. GetParentDocument Returns the parent Document of the ChildDocument. OnOpenDocument Called when the ChildDocument is opened and does the minimum such that the OnSaveDocument Called when the ChildDocument is saved and does the minimum such that the Save Called when the ChildDocument is saved and does the minimum such that the SaveAs Called when the ChildDocument is saved and does the minimum such that the SetData Sets the data that the ChildDocument contains. SetParentDocument Sets the parent Document of the ChildDocument.

## Class API¶

class ChildDocument(wx.lib.docview.Document)

A ChildDocument is a document that represents a portion of a Document. The child document is managed by the parent document, so it will be prompted to close if its parent is closed, etc. Child Documents are useful when there are complicated Views of a Document and users will need to tunnel into the View.

### Methods¶

GetData(self)

Returns the data that the ChildDocument contains.

GetParentDocument(self)

Returns the parent Document of the ChildDocument.

OnOpenDocument(self, filename)

Called when the ChildDocument is opened and does the minimum such that the ChildDocument looks like a real Document to the framework.

OnSaveDocument(self, filename)

Called when the ChildDocument is saved and does the minimum such that the ChildDocument looks like a real Document to the framework.

Save(self)

Called when the ChildDocument is saved and does the minimum such that the ChildDocument looks like a real Document to the framework.

SaveAs(self)

Called when the ChildDocument is saved and does the minimum such that the ChildDocument looks like a real Document to the framework.

SetData(self, data)

Sets the data that the ChildDocument contains.

SetParentDocument(self, parentDocument)

Sets the parent Document of the ChildDocument.