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FormattedText.BuildHighlightGeometry Method (Point, Int32, Int32)

Returns a Geometry object that represents the highlight bounding box for a specified substring of the formatted text.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Media
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

public Geometry BuildHighlightGeometry(
	Point origin,
	int startIndex,
	int count
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Type: System.Windows.Point

The origin of the highlight region.

Type: System.Int32

The index of the initial character the highlight bounds should be obtained for.

Type: System.Int32

The number of characters the highlight bounds should contain.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Media.Geometry
The Geometry object that represents the highlight bounding box of the formatted text substring.

The returned Geometry object contains only the bounding box of the highlighted text and does not contain any rendered text.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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