TextBox.Select Method

Selects a range of text in the text box.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  System.Windows (in System.Windows.dll)

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Sub Select ( _
    start As Integer, _
    length As Integer _
)
public void Select(
    int start,
    int length
)

Parameters

  • start
    Type: System.Int32
    The zero-based index of the first character in the selection.
  • length
    Type: System.Int32
    The length of the selection, in characters.

Exceptions

Exception Condition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The start or length value is negative.

Examples

The following code example shows how you can use the Select method.

Public Sub [Select]()
    'Five characters starting from the index 1 is selected in MyTB. 
    MyTB.[Select](1, 5)
End Sub
public void Select()
{
    //Five characters starting from the index 1 is selected in MyTB.
    MyTB.Select(1, 5);
}

Version Information

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

Platforms

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.