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How to programmatically select the text in SyntaxEditor (EditControl)?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: EditControl |
Published Date: April 30, 2011 |
Last Revised Date: December 13, 2019

Select the text

The SetSelection method is a single API to specify the bounds of the text to be selected.

The SelectAll method can be used to select all the text in the EditControl.

The SelectedText property returns the currently selected text in the EditControl.

Please refer to the following code snippets for more details.

C#

this.editControl1.SetSelection (startColumn, startLine, endColumn, endLine);
this.editControl1.SelectAll();
string editText = this.editControl1.SelectedText;

 

VB

Me.editControl1.SetSelection (startColumn, startLine, endColumn, endLine)
Me.editControl1.SelectAll()
Dim editText as String = Me.editControl1.SelectedText

 

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