MaskedTextProvider.FindNonEditPositionFrom Method (Int32, Boolean)


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Returns the position of the first non-editable position after the specified position using the specified search direction.

Namespace:   System.ComponentModel
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public int FindNonEditPositionFrom(
	int position,
	bool direction


Type: System.Int32

The zero-based position in the formatted string to start the search.

Type: System.Boolean

A Boolean indicating the search direction; either true to search forward or false to search backward.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32

If successful, an Int32 representing the zero-based position of the first literal position encountered; otherwise InvalidIndex.

The FindNonEditPositionFrom method is used to search for the next literal character in the formatted string after the specified position. The result can subsequently be passed as a parameter to the Item indexer to obtain the literal value at this position.

The FindEditPositionFrom method is the complement of this method.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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