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how to export data from textbox to notepad in C#?
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Jibesh 15-Jan-13 19:15pm    
what do you really mean by export? copy paste? write to file and open in note pad? there are many variants for export. which one you are referring to?

 
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Code Credit Here: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7613576/how-to-open-text-in-notepad-from-net#answer-14295249[^]

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usings

C#
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;


code

C#
public static class NotepadHelper
    {
        [DllImport("user32.dll", EntryPoint = "SetWindowText")]
        private static extern int SetWindowText(IntPtr hWnd, string text);

        [DllImport("user32.dll", EntryPoint = "FindWindowEx")]
        private static extern IntPtr FindWindowEx(IntPtr hwndParent, IntPtr hwndChildAfter, string lpszClass, string lpszWindow);

        [DllImport("User32.dll", EntryPoint = "SendMessage")]
        private static extern int SendMessage(IntPtr hWnd, int uMsg, int wParam, string lParam);

        public static void ShowMessage(string message = null, string title = null)
        {
            Process notepad = Process.Start(new ProcessStartInfo("notepad.exe"));
            notepad.WaitForInputIdle();

            if (!string.IsNullOrEmpty(title))
                SetWindowText(notepad.MainWindowHandle, title);

            if (notepad != null && !string.IsNullOrEmpty(message))
            {
                IntPtr child = FindWindowEx(notepad.MainWindowHandle, new IntPtr(0), "Edit", null);
                SendMessage(child, 0x000C, 0, message);
            }
        }
    }



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C#
NotepadHelper.ShowMessage(textbox1.Text, textbox2.Text);
 
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