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RichTextBoxSelectionTypes Enumeration

Specifies the type of selection in a RichTextBox control.

This enumeration has a FlagsAttribute attribute that allows a bitwise combination of its member values.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in

public enum RichTextBoxSelectionTypes
/** @attribute FlagsAttribute() */ 
public enum RichTextBoxSelectionTypes
public enum RichTextBoxSelectionTypes

 Member nameDescription
EmptyNo text is selected in the current selection. 
MultiCharMore than one character is selected. 
MultiObjectMore than one Object Linking and Embedding (OLE) object is selected. 
ObjectAt least one Object Linking and Embedding (OLE) object is selected. 
TextThe current selection contains only text. 

Use the members of this enumeration to determine the value of the SelectionType property of the RichTextBox class. The RichTextBox.SelectionType property can return any combination of values from this enumeration.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0