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EE_ADD_REF

Increments the reference number of the plug-in.

EE_CLIP_HISTORY

Manipulates the Clipboard history.

EE_CONVERT

Converts characters.

EE_CUSTOM_BAR_CLOSE

Closes a custom bar.

EE_CUSTOM_BAR_OPEN

Opens a custom bar.

EE_DEV_TO_VIEW

Converts the device (client) coordinates of a specified position to the display coordinates.

EE_DO_IDLE

Refreshes the toolbar, the window title, the tab, and others.

EE_EDIT_TEMP

Opens temporary text as a new document, or activates, saves, or closes the existing temporary text.

EE_EMPTY_UNDO_BUFFER

Empties the buffer for the Undo and Redo commands.

EE_ENUM_CONFIG

Enumerates available configurations.

EE_ENUM_HIGHLIGHT

Enumerates highlighted strings.

EE_EXEC_COMMAND

Executes a specified command.

EE_EXEC_PLUGIN

Executes a specified plug-in.

EE_FILTER

Filters the document with the specified string and settings.

EE_FINDA

Searches for an ANSI string.

EE_FINDW

Searches for an Unicode string.

EE_FIND_IN_FILESA

Searches for an ANSI string from multiple files in the specified path.

EE_FIND_IN_FILESW

Searches for a Unicode string from multiple files in the specified path.

EE_FIND_REGEX

Searches a string for a regular expression.

EE_FIND_REPLACE

Searches or replaces a string.

EE_FREE

Frees a specified plug-in.

EE_GET_ACCEL_ARRAY

Retrieves the array of the shortcut keys.

EE_GET_ANCHOR_POS

Retrieves the origin point of the selection.

EE_GET_ATTR

Retrieves the configurations and attributes at the specified position.

EE_GET_CARET_POS

Retrieves the current cursor position.

EE_GET_CELL

Retrieves the Unicode text on the current cell.

EE_GET_CMD_ID

Obtains the Plug-in command ID.

EE_GET_COLOR

Retrieves the text and background colors and style for the specified part.

EE_GET_CONFIGA

Retrieves the selected configuration name by an ANSI string.

EE_GET_CONFIGW

Retrieves the selected configuration name by a Unicode string.

EE_GET_DROPPED_FILE

Retrieves the most recently dropped file.

EE_GET_FILTER

Retrieves the filter strings and settings for the current document.

EE_GET_LINEA

Retrieves the ANSI text on the specified line.

EE_GET_LINES

Retrieves the number of the lines in EmEditor.

EE_GET_LINEW

Retrieves the Unicode text on the specified line.

EE_GET_MARGIN

Retrieves the margin size.

EE_GET_MODIFIED

Retrieves the modified state of the text.

EE_GET_MULTI_SEL

Retrieves the information of a specified selection when multiple selections are available.

EE_GET_OUTLINE_LEVEL

Retrieves the outline level for the specified logical line.

EE_GET_OUTPUT_STRING

Retrieves the text in the output bar.

EE_GET_PAGE_SIZE

Retrieves a page size.

EE_GET_REDRAW

Retrieves the flag that allows changes in EmEditor to be redrawn or prevents changes in EmEditor to be redrawn.

EE_GET_REF

Retrieves the reference number of a specified plug-in.

EE_GET_SCROLL_POS

Retrieves the current positions of the scroll bars.

EE_GET_SEL_END

Retrieves the ending character position of the selection.

EE_GET_SEL_START

Retrieves the starting character position of the selection.

EE_GET_SEL_TEXTA

Retrieves the selected ANSI text.

EE_GET_SEL_TEXTW

Retrieves the selected Unicode text.

EE_GET_SEL_TYPE

Obtains the type of selection status.

EE_GET_STATUSA

Retrieves the ANSI text displayed on the status bar.

EE_GET_STATUSW

Retrieves the Unicode text displayed on the status bar.

EE_GET_VERSION

Returns the version number.

EE_GET_WORD

Returns a word at the cursor position.

EE_HELP

Displays the specified page of the Help.

EE_INFO

Retrieves or sets the value of one of the information parameters used by EmEditor.

EE_INSERT_FILEA

Inserts the specified file contents at the cursor (ANSI).

EE_INSERT_FILEW

Inserts the specified file contents at the cursor (Unicode).

EE_INSERT_STRINGA

Inserts an ANSI string into the current cursor position.

EE_INSERT_STRINGW

Inserts a Unicode string into the current cursor position.

EE_IS_CHAR_HALF_OR_FULL

Queries whether a specified character is a half-width or full-width character.

EE_JOIN

Combines two CSV documents specifying key columns, using a method similar to JOIN operations, and creates a new document.

EE_KEYBOARD_PROP

Displays the Keyboard Properties for the specified command ID and configuration.

EE_LINE_FROM_CHAR

Retrieves the index of the line that contains the specified character index (the serial position).

EE_LINE_INDEX

Retrieves the character index of the first character of a specified line in EmEditor.

EE_LOAD_CONFIGA

Reloads a configuration of which name is specified by an ANSI string.

EE_LOAD_CONFIGW

Reloads a configuration of which name is specified by a Unicode string.

EE_LOAD_FILEA

Loads a specified file into EmEditor (ANSI).

EE_LOAD_FILEW

Loads a specified file into EmEditor (Unicode).

EE_LOGICAL_TO_SERIAL

Converts the logical coordinates to the serial position.

EE_LOGICAL_TO_VIEW

Converts the logical coordinates to the display coordinates.

EE_MATCH_REGEX

Searches a string for a regular expression.

EE_OUTPUT_DIR

Sets the current directory for the output bar.

EE_OUTPUT_STRING

Appends a string to the output bar.

EE_QUERY_STATUS

Queries the status of the command, whether the command is enabled and whether the command is a checked status.

EE_QUERY_STRING

Queries the string associated with the specified command.

EE_REDRAW

Allows changes in EmEditor to be redrawn or prevents changes in EmEditor to be redrawn.

EE_REG_QUERY_VALUE

Queries a value from the Registry or an INI file depending on the EmEditor settings.

EE_REG_SET_VALUE

Sets a value into the Registry or an INI file depending on the EmEditor settings.

EE_RELEASE

Decrements the reference number of the plug-in.

EE_REPLACE_IN_FILESA

Replaces an ANSI string in multiple files in the specified path.

EE_REPLACE_IN_FILESW

Replaces a Unicode string in multiple files in the specified path.

EE_REPLACEA

Replaces an ANSI string.

EE_REPLACEW

Replaces an Unicode string.

EE_RUN_MACRO

Runs a macro.

EE_SAVE_FILEA

Saves the text to a specified file(ANSI).

EE_SAVE_FILEW

Saves the text to a specified file(Unicode).

EE_SERIAL_TO_LOGICAL

Converts the serial position to the logical coordinates.

EE_SET_ANCHOR_POS

Sets the origin point of the selection.

EE_SET_CARET_POS

Moves the cursor position and optionally extends the selection.

EE_SET_CONFIGA

Changes to a configuration specified by an ANSI string.

EE_SET_CONFIGW

Changes to a configuration specified by a Unicode string.

EE_SET_MODIFIED

Changes the modified state of the text.

EE_SET_OUTLINE_ARRAY

Sets the outline levels for the specified multiple lines.

EE_SET_OUTLINE_LEVEL

Sets the outline level for the specified logical line.

EE_SET_SCROLL_POS

Specifies the scroll bars position.

EE_SET_SEL_LENGTH

Changes the character length of the selection.

EE_SET_SEL_TYPE

Sets the type of selection status.

EE_SET_SEL_VIEW

Changes the starting and ending position of the selection.

EE_SET_STATUSA

Displays an ANSI message on the status bar.

EE_SET_STATUSW

Displays a Unicode message on the status bar.

EE_SHOW_OUTLINE

Shows or hides the outline.

EE_TOOLBAR_CLOSE

Closes a custom toolbar.

EE_TOOLBAR_OPEN

Opens a custom toolbar.

EE_TOOLBAR_SHOW

Shows or hides a custom toolbar.

EE_UPDATE_TOOLBAR

Updates a button status in a toolbar.

EE_VIEW_TO_DEV

Converts the display coordinates of a specified position to the device (client) coordinates.

EE_VIEW_TO_LOGICAL

Converts the display coordinates of a specified position to the logical coordinates.

These constants are defined at the header file (plugin.h).

The following Windows API messages are also supported. Some of their supports may not be complete. As the window handle parameter for the message, specify the window handle of the view, not frame of EmEditor. See Microsoft MSDN library for more information on these messages.

EM_GETSEL

Retrieves the starting and ending character positions of the current selection.

EM_SCROLLCARET

Scrolls the cursor into view.

EM_SETSEL

Selects a range of characters.

EM_REPLACESEL

Replaces the current selection with the specified text.

WM_CLEAR

Deletes the current selection.

WM_COPY

Copies the current selection to the Clipboard.

WM_CUT

Deletes the current selection and copy the deleted text to the Clipboard.

WM_GETTEXT

Copies the entire document into a buffer.

WM_GETTEXTLENGTH

Retrieves the size of buffer needed to retrieve the entire document excluding a terminating null character.

WM_PASTE

Copies the current content of the clipboard at the current cursor position.

WM_SETTEXT

Sets the entire document.

WM_UNDO

Undo the last operation.

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