EditPoint.WordLeft Method (Int32)

 

Moves the object the specified number of words to the left.

Namespace:   EnvDTE
Assembly:  EnvDTE (in EnvDTE.dll)

void WordLeft(
	int Count = 1
)

Parameters

Count
Type: System.Int32

Optional. Specifies how many words to move the edit point to the left of its current position in the buffer.

WordLeft moves the edit point to the left the indicated number of words. If the beginning of the document is reached before Count words, the point remains at the beginning of the document.

If the argument is negative, then WordLeft performs similarly to WordRight.

Sub WordLeftExample()
   Dim objTextDoc As TextDocument
   Dim objEditPt As EditPoint, iCtr As Integer

   ' Create a new text file.
   DTE.ItemOperations.NewFile("General\Text File")

   ' Get a handle to the new document and create an EditPoint.
   objTextDoc = DTE.ActiveDocument.Object("TextDocument")
   objEditPt = objTextDoc.StartPoint.CreateEditPoint

   ' Insert ten lines of text.
   For iCtr = 1 To 10
     objeditpt.Insert("This is a test." & Chr(13))
   Next iCtr

   ' Replace the eighth word on the third line with a new word.
   objEditPt.StartOfDocument()
   objEditPt.LineDown(3)
   objEditPt.WordRight(3)
   objEditPt.Delete(4)
   objEditPt.Insert("raid")
   objEditPt.WordLeft(3)
End Sub
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