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Filters the document with the specified string and settings. You can send this message explicitly or use the Editor_Filter inline function.


   wParam = (WPARAM) (FILTER_INFO_EX*) pFilterInfo;

   lParam = 0;



Pointer to the FILTER_INFO_EX structure.

Return Value

The return value is the number of the lines that match the specified string. If the specified string is an empty string, the return value is -1. If FLAG_FIND_CONTINUE is specified, the return value is 0.


Supported on EmEditor Professional Version 14.7 or later.

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