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.NET Framework 4.5.2+

Document.CaretPosition Property

Gets or sets the position of the caret within the document.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.API.Native

Assembly: DevExpress.RichEdit.v19.1.Core.dll


DocumentPosition CaretPosition { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description

A DocumentPosition object, representing the current caret position.


Use this property to insert text at the current cursor position or to access the paragraph where the cursor is located (the ReadOnlyParagraphCollection.Get method).


When working with headers/footers, use the DocumentPosition.BeginUpdateDocument - DocumentPosition.EndUpdateDocument pair to get the correct position. Otherwise an InvalidOperationException is thrown.

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