Function Reference


_GUICtrlEdit_PosFromChar

Retrieves the client area coordinates of a specified character in an edit control

#include <GuiEdit.au3>
_GUICtrlEdit_PosFromChar ( $hWnd, $iIndex )

Parameters

$hWnd Control ID/Handle to the control
$iIndex The 0-based index of the character

Return Value

Returns an array in the following format:
[0] - The horizontal coordinate
[1] - The vertical coordinate

Example

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

Example()

Func Example()
    Local $hStatusBar, $idEdit, $hGUI, $iIndex
    Local $sWow64 = ""
    If @AutoItX64 Then $sWow64 = "\Wow6432Node"
    Local $sFile = RegRead("HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE" & $sWow64 & "\AutoIt v3\AutoIt", "InstallDir") & "\include\_ReadMe_.txt"
    Local $aPartRightSide[2] = [80, -1], $aPos

    ; Create GUI
    $hGUI = GUICreate("Edit Pos From Char", 400, 300)
    $idEdit = GUICtrlCreateEdit("", 2, 2, 394, 268, BitOR($ES_WANTRETURN, $WS_VSCROLL, $ES_NOHIDESEL))
    $hStatusBar = _GUICtrlStatusBar_Create($hGUI, $aPartRightSide)
    GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)

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

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

    ; Pos From Char
    $iIndex = 100
    $aPos = _GUICtrlEdit_PosFromChar($idEdit, $iIndex)
    _GUICtrlEdit_SetSel($idEdit, $iIndex, $iIndex + 1)
    _GUICtrlStatusBar_SetText($hStatusBar, "X = " & $aPos[0])
    _GUICtrlStatusBar_SetText($hStatusBar, "Y = " & $aPos[1], 1)

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