RichTextBoxSelectionTypes RichTextBoxSelectionTypes RichTextBoxSelectionTypes RichTextBoxSelectionTypes Enum


Specifies the type of selection in a RichTextBox control.

This enumeration has a FlagsAttribute attribute that allows a bitwise combination of its member values.

public enum class RichTextBoxSelectionTypes
public enum RichTextBoxSelectionTypes
type RichTextBoxSelectionTypes = 
Public Enum RichTextBoxSelectionTypes


Empty Empty Empty Empty 0

No text is selected in the current selection.

MultiChar MultiChar MultiChar MultiChar 4

More than one character is selected.

MultiObject MultiObject MultiObject MultiObject 8

More than one Object Linking and Embedding (OLE) object is selected.

Object Object Object Object 2

At least one Object Linking and Embedding (OLE) object is selected.

Text Text Text Text 1

The current selection contains only text.


Use the members of this enumeration to determine the value of the SelectionType property of the RichTextBox class. The RichTextBox.SelectionType property can return any combination of values from this enumeration.

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