Function Reference


_GUICtrlRichEdit_GetSelText

Retrieves the currently selected text

#include <GuiRichEdit.au3>
_GUICtrlRichEdit_GetSelText ( $hWnd )

Parameters

$hWnd Handle to the control

Return Value

Success: the selected text.
Failure: sets the @error flag to non-zero.
@error: -1 - no text is selected
101 - $hWnd is not a handle

Related

_GUICtrlRichEdit_GetSel

See Also

Search EM_EXGETSELTEXT in MSDN Library.

Example

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <GuiRichEdit.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>

Global $g_idLblMsg, $g_hRichEdit

Example()

Func Example()
    Local $hGui, $iMsg, $idBtnNext, $iStep = 0
    $hGui = GUICreate("Example (" & StringTrimRight(@ScriptName, StringLen(".exe")) & ")", 320, 350, -1, -1)
    $g_hRichEdit = _GUICtrlRichEdit_Create($hGui, "This is a test.", 10, 10, 300, 220, _
            BitOR($ES_MULTILINE, $WS_VSCROLL, $ES_AUTOVSCROLL))
    $g_idLblMsg = GUICtrlCreateLabel("", 10, 235, 300, 60)
    $idBtnNext = GUICtrlCreateButton("Next", 270, 310, 40, 30)
    GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)

    _GUICtrlRichEdit_SetText($g_hRichEdit, "Paragraph 1")
    _GUICtrlRichEdit_SetSel($g_hRichEdit, 0, 4)

    While True
        $iMsg = GUIGetMsg()
        Select
            Case $iMsg = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
                _GUICtrlRichEdit_Destroy($g_hRichEdit) ; needed unless script crashes
                ; GUIDelete()   ; is OK too
                Exit
            Case $iMsg = $idBtnNext
                $iStep += 1
                Switch $iStep
                    Case 1
                        Report("Selected text is" & @CRLF & _GUICtrlRichEdit_GetSelText($g_hRichEdit))
                        GUICtrlSetState($idBtnNext, $GUI_DISABLE)
                EndSwitch
        EndSelect
    WEnd
EndFunc   ;==>Example

Func Report($sMsg)
    Local $aRet = _GUICtrlRichEdit_GetSelAA($g_hRichEdit)
    $sMsg = $sMsg & @CRLF & @CRLF & "Get function returns " & $aRet[0] & "," & $aRet[1]
    GUICtrlSetData($g_idLblMsg, $sMsg)
EndFunc   ;==>Report