Retrieves the location within the control at the specified character index.
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)
abstract GetPositionFromCharIndex : index:int -> Point override GetPositionFromCharIndex : index:int -> Point
- Type: System.Int32
The index of the character for which to retrieve the location.
Return ValueType: 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 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)
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