TextBlock.SelectionStart Property

Definition

Gets the starting position of the text selected in the TextBlock.

Equivalent WinUI property: Microsoft.UI.Xaml.Controls.TextBlock.SelectionStart.

public:
 property TextPointer ^ SelectionStart { TextPointer ^ get(); };
TextPointer SelectionStart();
public TextPointer SelectionStart { get; }
var textPointer = textBlock.selectionStart;
Public ReadOnly Property SelectionStart As TextPointer

Property Value

TextPointer

An object that represents the selection start, or null if no selection exists.

Remarks

Use Select to set the selection start and end.

Important

If using a keyboard for text selection within a TextBlock, the user must first activate Caret Browsing (with the app in the foreground, press F7).

Applies to