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I have a text box with some string in it. when i double click inside it I want to get the cursor at that particular position .how can i do this.?
Posted 7-Feb-13 23:31pm
Edited 7-Feb-13 23:34pm
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Chris Reynolds (BNY) at 8-Feb-13 6:49am
   
If you mean the caret which is the little I shaped bar that shows your position in the text box then you can use SelectionStart and SelectionLength but the double clicking will mean that a whole word is selected and so the caret is moved to the end of the word. Can you explain more clearly why you want the information?

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Solution 1

Hello,
 
If you want to get the position of the cursor:
 
private void textBox1_DoubleClick(object sender, EventArgs e)
{
    MouseEventArgs mouseEventAgrs = (MouseEventArgs) e;
    Point nousePosition = mouseEventAgrs.Location;
}
 
If you want to get the character at the position where you double-clicked:
 
Add:
Char c =textBox1.GetCharFromPosition(nousePosition );
 
If you want to get the selected text:
 
string selectedText = textBox1.SelectedText;
 
Etc...
 
Valery.
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