Updates the current selection, taking two TextPointer positions to indicate the updated selection.
Assembly: PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
A TextRange is formed from a selection between two positions indicated by TextPointers. One of these positions (indicated by position1) is fixed with respect to the selection, while the other position (indicated by position2) is movable. This is similar to how a selection made by a user using the mouse or keyboard behaves.
The actual ends of the new selection may be adjusted to match any selection heuristics that are applicable to the document that contains the new current selection.
This example shows how to programmatically change the current selection in a RichTextBox. This selection is the same as if the user had selected the content by using the user interface.
The following Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML) code describes a named RichTextBox control with simple content.
<Page xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation" xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml" x:Class="SDKSample.ChangeSelectionProgrammaticaly" > <StackPanel> <RichTextBox GotMouseCapture="ChangeSelection" Name="richTB"> <FlowDocument> <Paragraph Name="myParagraph"> <Run> When the user clicks in the RichTextBox, the selected text changes programmatically. </Run> </Paragraph> </FlowDocument> </RichTextBox> </StackPanel> </Page>
The following code programmatically selects some arbitrary text when the user clicks inside the RichTextBox.
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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