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TextBoxBase.GetPositionFromCharIndex Method

Retrieves the location within the control at the specified character index.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public virtual Point GetPositionFromCharIndex(
	int index
)

Parameters

index
Type: System.Int32

The index of the character for which to retrieve the location.

Return Value

Type: System.Drawing.Point
The location of the specified character within the client rectangle of the control.

This method enables you to determine where in the control a specific character index is located. You can use this method for such tasks as displaying shortcut menu items or help information for a word in the control. For example, if you wanted to display a menu of options to the user when the user right clicks on a word in the control, you can use this method to determine the position of the word to properly display a ContextMenu control.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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