Function Reference


_GUICtrlEdit_GetSel

Retrieves the starting and ending character positions of the current selection

#include <GuiEdit.au3>
_GUICtrlEdit_GetSel ( $hWnd )

Parameters

$hWnd Control ID/Handle to the control

Return Value

Returns an array in the following format:
[0] - Starting position
[1] - Ending position

Related

_GUICtrlEdit_ReplaceSel, _GUICtrlEdit_SetSel

Example

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <GuiEdit.au3>
#include <GuiStatusBar.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>

Example()

Func Example()
    Local $hStatusBar, $idEdit, $hGUI
    Local $sWow64 = ""
    If @AutoItX64 Then $sWow64 = "\Wow6432Node"
    Local $sFile = RegRead("HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE" & $sWow64 & "\AutoIt v3\AutoIt", "InstallDir") & "\include\_ReadMe_.txt"
    Local $aPartRightSide[3] = [190, 378, -1], $aSel

    ; Create GUI
    $hGUI = GUICreate("Edit Get Sel", 400, 300)
    $idEdit = GUICtrlCreateEdit("", 2, 2, 394, 268, BitOR($ES_WANTRETURN, $WS_VSCROLL))
    $hStatusBar = _GUICtrlStatusBar_Create($hGUI, $aPartRightSide)
    _GUICtrlStatusBar_SetIcon($hStatusBar, 2, 97, "shell32.dll")
    GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)

    ; Set Margins
    _GUICtrlEdit_SetMargins($idEdit, BitOR($EC_LEFTMARGIN, $EC_RIGHTMARGIN), 10, 10)

    ; Set Text
    _GUICtrlEdit_SetText($idEdit, FileRead($sFile))

    ; Set Sel
    _GUICtrlEdit_SetSel($idEdit, 15, 20)

    ; Get Sel
    $aSel = _GUICtrlEdit_GetSel($idEdit)
    _GUICtrlStatusBar_SetText($hStatusBar, "Start: " & $aSel[0])
    _GUICtrlStatusBar_SetText($hStatusBar, "End: " & $aSel[1], 1)

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