text selection bug

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text selection bug

Post by badrepent » 09 Jul 2013, 11:45

Good morning to all,
I find one annoying bug in "SelectedText" property of Textbox control. When you ask for selected text in a particular selection scenario it fail and
give the selected text except the last charachter.
To reproduce the issue you need to select some text inside textbox starting from last char to the first one and you will see that selected text
will not contain the last char.
To fix this issue and to see it in your code I use the following code (I use windows api directly on textbox hwnd to get the real selection length):

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Public Property Get SelLength() As Long
   Debug.Print (Len(txtText.SelectedText))
    Dim startpos As Long
    Dim endpos As Long
    Call SendMessage(txtText.hWnd, EM_GETSEL, startpos, endpos)
    SelLength = endpos - startpos
End Property


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Re: text selection bug

Post by TiKu » 09 Jul 2013, 21:41


thanks for reporting this. It'll be fixed in the next release, which will probably be published during the weekend.

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