TextBoxBase.GetCharFromPosition Method (Point)

 

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)

abstract GetCharFromPosition : 
        pt:Point -> char
override GetCharFromPosition : 
        pt:Point -> char

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.

System_CAPS_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
Available since 2.0
Return to top
Show: