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Document.Selection Property

Gets or sets the selected range in the document.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.API.Native

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

Declaration

DocumentRange Selection { get; set; }
Property Selection As DocumentRange
DocumentRange Selection { get; set; }
Property Selection As DocumentRange

Property Value

Type Description
DocumentRange

A DocumentRange object, representing the DocumentRange.Start and DocumentRange.End positions of the selected text.

Property Value

Type Description
DocumentRange

A DocumentRange object, representing the DocumentRange.Start and DocumentRange.End positions of the selected text.

Remarks

Use the Document.Copy, Document.Cut and Document.Paste methods without parameters to work with selection in the document.

The DocumentRange.Start and DocumentRange.End properties of the Selection provides you with the positions which characterize the selection's start and end.

Use the SubDocument.GetText method to obtain the plain text contained in the selection.

Examples

document.LoadDocument("Grimm.docx", DocumentFormat.OpenXml)
Dim myStart As DocumentPosition = document.CreatePosition(69)
Dim myRange As DocumentRange = document.CreateRange(myStart, 216)
document.Selection = myRange
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