TextBoxBase.GetPositionFromCharIndex Method (Int32)


Retrieves the location within the control at the specified character index.

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

public virtual Point GetPositionFromCharIndex(
	int index


Type: System.Int32

The index of the character for which to retrieve the location.

Return Value

Type: System.Drawing.Point

The location of the specified character within the client rectangle of the control.

This method enables you to determine where in the control a specific character index is located. You can use this method for such tasks as displaying shortcut menu items or help information for a word in the control. For example, if you wanted to display a menu of options to the user when the user right clicks on a word in the control, you can use this method to determine the position of the word to properly display a ContextMenu control.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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