TextBoxBase.GetCharFromPosition(Point) TextBoxBase.GetCharFromPosition(Point) TextBoxBase.GetCharFromPosition(Point) TextBoxBase.GetCharFromPosition(Point) Method

Definition

Retrieves the character that is closest to the specified location within the control.

public:
 virtual char GetCharFromPosition(System::Drawing::Point pt);
public virtual char GetCharFromPosition (System.Drawing.Point pt);
abstract member GetCharFromPosition : System.Drawing.Point -> char
override this.GetCharFromPosition : System.Drawing.Point -> char
Public Overridable Function GetCharFromPosition (pt As Point) As Char

Parameters

pt
Point Point Point Point

The location from which to seek the nearest character.

Returns

The character at the specified location.

Remarks

If the location specified in the pt parameter is outside the client area of the control, the first character of the string closest to the point specified in pt is returned. You can use this method to determine which characters are located near a specific point within the control. You can then use this value to perform operations on the text at that location.

Note

If the specified location in the pt parameter is located on the right side of the client area of the control, the last character of the string closest to the point specified in pt is returned.

Applies to

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