TextBox.Select Method

May 11, 2014

Selects a range of text in the text box.

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

public void Select(
	int start,
	int length
)

Parameters

start
Type: System.Int32
The zero-based index of the first character in the selection.
length
Type: System.Int32
The length of the selection, in characters.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The start or length value is negative.

The following code example shows how you can use the Select method.


public void Select()
{
    //Five characters starting from the index 1 is selected in MyTB.
    MyTB.Select(1, 5);
}


Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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