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RichEditControl.GetBoundsFromPosition Method

Gets the rectangle representing the character at the specified position.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraRichEdit
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.v17.1.dll

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Parameters

pos
Type: DocumentPosition
A DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.API.Native.DocumentPosition, specifying the position in the document.

Return value

Type: Rectangle
A System.Drawing.Rectangle representing the area occupied by a character or the System.Drawing.Rectangle.Empty value if the bounds could not be determined. Measured in the units that are in effect.

Expanded Remarks

You can use the GetBoundsFromPosition method only for the currently visible part of the document. If the specified position is not displayed, the method returns a System.Drawing.Rectangle.Empty value.

The location and size of the resulting rectangle are expressed in measurement the units which are in effect for the current document. To change the unit of measurement, use the DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.API.Native.Document.Unit property.

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A complete sample project is available in the DevExpress Code Examples database at http://www.devexpress.com/example=T210437.

The following code highlights the line in which the caret is located. The caret position is determined by the DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.API.Native.Document.CaretPosition property, the caret screen coordinates are calculated using the GetBoundsFromPosition method.

The RichEditControl instance is passed to the BarItem.ItemClick event handler using the BarItem.Tag property.

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