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TextBox.Select Method

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


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


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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