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VB 5.0 Rich Text Box Command

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I want to find a way to display a string (say a single
word) in a rich text box control such that the user can
only interact with it (e.g., select or delete) as a single
unit.

[I have a program that displays various "paragraphs" of information in a rich text box at the click of a command button.  It is my desire to make the headings of these paragraphs (which will be in bold type) uneditable by the end-user.  I anticipate there being an RTF code similar
to \protect, but that will not allow selection of part of
the word.]
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by:Todd21
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Do you mean they click on an option button or they click on a check box and it displays something in a text box?
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by:chem7
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by:Todd21
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Reply with all the info you want to Todd@Programmer.net and I can help you out and send you a file then you can tell me if that is what you want
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by:olx
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please send email to olx@hotmail.com explaining what do you need


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by:chem7
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Edited text of question
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vmpn earned 210 total points
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In the properties of textbox there are seltext,selstart and sellength you can use this values to check if user selected one of the headers in keydown event, if it is a header you can set keyascii=0 to cancel any edition by user for selection or place.

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by:vmpn
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I ment keycode not keyascii

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by:vmpn
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Sorry,I meant keycode not keyascii

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by:chem7
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  I should be able to implement this in code.  I'm giving
the solution a 'B' (and not an 'A') only because I was hoping
for a more elegant solution.
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by:vmpn
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I understand.  If you'll need further assistance regarding this question,you can email me at vmpn@aol.com.

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