Function Reference


_GUICtrlEdit_CharFromPos

Retrieve information about the character closest to a specified point in the client area

#include <GuiEdit.au3>
_GUICtrlEdit_CharFromPos ( $hWnd, $iX, $iY )

Parameters

$hWnd Control ID/Handle to the control
$iX horizontal position
$iY vertical position

Return Value

Returns an array in the following format:
[0] - 0-based index of the character nearest the specified point
[1] - 0-based index of the line that contains the character

Example

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <GuiEdit.au3>
#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>

Example()

Func Example()
    Local $aCharPos[2], $idEdit

    ; Create GUI
    GUICreate("Edit Char From Pos", 400, 300)
    $idEdit = GUICtrlCreateEdit("This is a test" & @CRLF & "Another Line", 2, 2, 394, 268)
    GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)

    _GUICtrlEdit_AppendText($idEdit, @CRLF & "Append to the end?")

    $aCharPos = _GUICtrlEdit_CharFromPos($idEdit, 100, 20)
    MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "Information", StringFormat("Char Nearsest Point: [%2d]", $aCharPos[0]) & @CRLF & _
            StringFormat("Line Nearest Point: [%2d]", $aCharPos[1]))

    ; Loop until the user exits.
    Do
    Until GUIGetMsg() = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
    GUIDelete()
EndFunc   ;==>Example