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..SelectedText is used to find out and modify the text selected in an edit control, an editable combo box or an editable table column.
Note: This property allows you to avoid using ..Cursor and ..CursorEnd.
Example
IF EDT_Edit1..SelectedText = "<E>" THEN
        EDT_Edit1..SelectedText = "<Enter>"
END
Syntax

Finding out the selected text Hide the details

<Text> = <Control Name>..SelectedText
<Text>: Character string
Text selected by the user in the edit control.
<Control Name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of control to use. This control can correspond to an edit control, an editable combo box or an editable table column.

Modifying the selected text Hide the details

<Control Name>..SelectedText = <Text to Select>
<Control Name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of control to use. This control can correspond to an edit control, an editable combo box or an editable table column.
<Text to Select>: Character string (with quotes)
Text that must be highlighted in the control. The text replaces the text that is currently selected.
Remarks

Special cases

  • If the control is in RTF format, the selected text is a text without formatting.
  • If the control is a Unicode control, the string returned is a Unicode string.

Limits

..SelectedText is available for the following controls:
  • edit control,
  • editable combo box,
  • text table column.
Windows Mobile ..SelectedText is not available in write mode for the RTF controls in Windows CE.
Minimum required version
  • Version 14
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