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Changes the visibility of the selection.

void HideSelection(
   BOOL bHide,
   BOOL bPerm 



Indicates if the selection should be shown or hidden, TRUE to hide the selection.


Indicates if this change in visibility for the selection should be permanent.

When bPerm is TRUE, it changes the ECO_NOHIDESEL option for this CRichEditCtrl object. For a brief description of this option, see SetOptions. You can use this function to set all the options for this CRichEditCtrl object.

For more information, see EM_HIDESELECTION in the Platform SDK.

// The pointer to my rich edit control.
extern CRichEditCtrl* pmyRichEditCtrl;

// Show the selection and make it permanent. 
pmyRichEditCtrl->HideSelection(FALSE, TRUE);

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