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TextBoxBase::GetCharFromPosition Method

Retrieves the character that is closest to the specified location within the control.

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

public:
virtual wchar_t GetCharFromPosition(
	Point pt
)

Parameters

pt
Type: System.Drawing::Point

The location from which to seek the nearest character.

Return Value

Type: System::Char
The character at the specified location.

If the location specified in the pt parameter is outside the client area of the control, the first character of the string closest to the point specified in pt is returned. You can use this method to determine which characters are located near a specific point within the control. You can then use this value to perform operations on the text at that location.

NoteNote

If the specified location in the pt parameter is located on the right side of the client area of the control, the last character of the string closest to the point specified in pt is returned.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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