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MaskedTextProvider.FindNonEditPositionFrom Method

Returns the position of the first non-editable position after the specified position using the specified search direction.

Namespace:  System.ComponentModel
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public int FindNonEditPositionFrom(
	int position,
	bool direction


Type: System.Int32

The zero-based position in the formatted string to start the search.

Type: System.Boolean

A Boolean indicating the search direction; either true to search forward or false to search backward.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
If successful, an Int32 representing the zero-based position of the first literal position encountered; otherwise InvalidIndex.

The FindNonEditPositionFrom method is used to search for the next literal character in the formatted string after the specified position. The result can subsequently be passed as a parameter to the Item indexer to obtain the literal value at this position.

The FindEditPositionFrom method is the complement of this method.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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