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Stored procedures
..SelectedText is used to find out and modify the text selected in an edit control, an editable Combo Box control or a column in an editable Table control.
Note: This property allows you to avoid using ..Cursor and ..CursorEnd.
Example
IF EDT_Edit1..SelectedText = "<E>" THEN
        EDT_Edit1..SelectedText = "<Enter>"
END
Syntax

Finding out the selected text Hide the details

<Text> = <Control name>..SelectedText
<Text>: Character string
Text selected by the user in the edit control.
<Control name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of control to use. This control can correspond to:
  • an edit control,
  • a Combo Box in edit mode,
  • a column of a Table control in edit mode.

Modifying the selected text Hide the details

<Control name>..SelectedText = <Text to select>
<Control name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of control to use. This control can correspond to:
  • an edit control,
  • a Combo Box in edit mode,
  • a column of a Table control in edit mode.
<Text to select>: Character string (with quotes)
Text that must be highlighted in the control. The text replaces the text that is currently selected.
Remarks

Special cases

  • If the control is in RTF format, the selected text is a text without formatting.
  • If the control is a Unicode control, the string returned is a Unicode string.

Limits

..SelectedText is available for the following controls:
  • edit control,
  • editable Combo Box,
  • text column of a Table control.
Minimum version required
  • Version 14
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