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Document.Selections Property

Retrieves a collection of selections in the document.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.API.Native

Assembly: DevExpress.RichEdit.v23.2.Core.dll

NuGet Packages: DevExpress.RichEdit.Core, DevExpress.Win.Navigation


SelectionCollection Selections { get; }

Property Value

Type Description

A SelectionCollection object that contains ranges selected in the document.


The SelectionCollection contains all ranges selected in the document. To add an item to the collection, use the SelectionCollection.Add method.

Use the SelectionCollection.RemoveAt method to unselect previously selected range.

To unselect an arbitrary range, use the SelectionCollection.Unselect method.


The code sample below shows how to select a cell content:

View Example

using DevExpress.XtraRichEdit;
using DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.API.Native;

static void SelectSingleRange(Document document) {
    document.LoadDocument("Documents//SelectionCollection.docx", DocumentFormat.OpenXml);
    int startPos = 80;
    int endPos = document.Tables[0].Rows[1].LastCell.ContentRange.Start.ToInt();
    DocumentRange myRange = document.CreateRange(startPos, endPos - startPos);
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