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SelLength Property

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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The number of characters selected in a text box or the text portion of a combo box. Syntaxobject. SelLength [= Long ] The SelLength property syntax has these parts:

PartDescription
objectRequired. A valid object.
LongOptional. A numeric expression specifying the number of characters selected. For SelLength and SelStart, the valid range of settings is 0 to the total number of characters in the edit area of a ComboBox or TextBox.

Remarks The SelLength property is always valid, even when the control does not havefocus. Setting SelLength to a value less than zero creates an error. Attempting to set SelLength to a value greater than the number of characters available in a control results in a value equal to the number of characters in the control.

Note Changing the value of the SelStart property cancels any existing selection in the control, places an insertion point in the text, and sets SelLength to zero.

The default value, zero, means that no text is currently selected.

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