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Selection Object

Properties

Count

Retrieves the number of selections in the current document.

IsActiveEndGreater

Indicates whether the active point is equal to the bottom point.

IsEmpty

Indicates whether the active point is equal to the anchor point.

Mode

Sets or retrieves a flag indicating the selection mode.

OverwriteMode

Sets or retrieves a flag indicating the overwrite or insert mode.

Text

Retrieves the selected text, or inserts a string at the cursor position.

Methods

ChangeCase

Changes the case of the selected text.

ChangeWidth

Changes the width of the selected text.

CharLeft

Moves the cursor the specified number of characters to the left.

CharRight

Moves the cursor the specified number of characters to the right.

ClearBookmark

Clears a bookmark on the current line.

Collapse

Collapses the selection to the active point.

Copy

Copies the selection to the Clipboard.

CopyLink

Copies the hyperlink at the cursor to the Clipboard.

Cut

Moves the selected text to the Clipboard.

Delete

Deletes the contents of the selection.

DeleteLeft

Deletes the contents of the selection, or the specified number of characters to the left of the cursor.

DestructiveInsert

Inserts text, overwriting the existing text.

DuplicateLine

Duplicates the current line.

EndOfDocument

Moves the cursor to the end of the document.

EndOfLine

Moves the cursor to the end of the current line.

Find

Searches for the specified string.

FindRepeat

Repeats the previous search for the same string.

Format

Inserts or deletes new lines in the selection.

GetActivePointX

Returns the column number of the cursor position.

GetActivePointY

Returns the line number of the cursor position.

GetAnchorPointX

Returns the column number of the origin point of the selection.

GetAnchorPointY

Returns the line number of the origin point of the selection.

GetBottomPointX

Returns the column number of the bottom of the selection.

GetBottomPointY

Returns the line number of the bottom of the selection.

GetTopPointX

Returns the column number of the top of the selection.

GetTopPointY

Returns the line number of the top of the selection.

GoToBrace

Moves the cursor to the corresponding bracket / brace.

Indent

Indents the selected lines by the specified number of indentation levels.

InsertDate

Inserts the current time and date.

InsertFromFile

Inserts the contents of the specified file at the cursor position.

LineDown

Moves the cursor down a specified number of lines.

LineOpen

Inserts an empty line between two lines.

LineUp

Moves the cursor up a specified number of lines.

NewLine

Inserts the specified number of new lines at the cursor.

NextBookmark

Moves to the next bookmark in the document.

OpenLink

Opens the hyperlink at the cursor.

PageDown

Moves the cursor the specified number of pages down in the document.

PageUp

Moves the cursor the specified number of pages up in the document.

Paste

Inserts the Clipboard contents at the cursor.

PreviousBookmark

Moves to the previous bookmark in the document.

Replace

Replaces a string in the document.

SelectAll

Selects the entire document.

SelectLine

Selects a line at the cursor.

SetActivePoint

Moves the cursor position and optionally extends the selection.

SetAnchorPoint

Sets the origin point of the selection.

SetBookmark

Sets a bookmark at the cursor position.

SelectWord

Selects an entire word at the cursor.

StartOfDocument

Moves the cursor to the start of the document.

StartOfLine

Moves the cursor to the start of the line.

Tabify

Converts spaces to tabs in the selection.

TagJump

Jumps to a tag at the cursor.

UnIndent

Removes indents from the selected text by the specified number of indentation levels.

Untabify

Converts tabs to spaces in the selection.

WordLeft

Moves the cursor the specified number of words to the left.

WordRight

Moves the cursor the specified number of words to the right.

Version

Supported on EmEditor Professional Version 4.00 or later.

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