OK, here's another way (I found this at http://dotnet.mvps.org/dotnet/faqs/?id=textboxcaretpos&lang=en
private struct ApiXY
public int X ;
public int Y ;
private static extern bool
API_GetCaretPos ( ref ApiXY xy ) ;
public static System.Drawing.Point
ApiXY xy = new ApiXY() ;
API_GetCaretPos ( ref xy ) ;
return ( new System.Drawing.Point ( xy.X , xy.Y ) ) ;
This gets the pixel position of the caret. But you can't specify which Control, so I assume
it uses the Control with the focus.
Once you have the pixel position, you can use
to get the index of the nearest character
. Buuut... when the caret is at the end of the text, the index will indicate the previous
character rather than where the next
character will go, so it's kinda sorta less accurate than using
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