Graphics and text in RichTextBox

I can put text in a RTB (RichTextBox1.Text = "Some text") or add to it (RichTextBox1.Text = RichTextBox1.Text +Some more text") but as soon as I add a graphic (OLEObject method) the original text goes. Also is there a quicker method of sending text to the RTB - thanks.
Jon_WebbAsked:
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Steve GronerLead Systems EngineerCommented:
Here is the answer for the second part.

You can use these methods for loading, and saving entire files into a RichTextBox.


rtb.LoadFile pathname, filetype
rtb.SaveFile(pathname, filetype)

Hope this help,  do a search in help for LoadFile, and saveFile for all the required elements.
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Jon_WebbAuthor Commented:
I'll try this, however I think, perhaps, that this will overwrite the existing text. I need to send the entries in text box's with some qualifying pre-formatted text, then add a graphic, then some more of the same text. Basically the user inputs some data (these are numbers) calculations are performed then the results displayed in a RTB - does this explain more - thanks for your help, Jon
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Jon_WebbAuthor Commented:
I'll try this, however I think, perhaps, that this will overwrite the existing text. I need to send the entries in text box's with some qualifying pre-formatted text, then add a graphic, then some more of the same text. Basically the user inputs some data (these are numbers) calculations are performed then the results displayed in a RTB - does this explain more - thanks for your help, Jon
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Steve GronerLead Systems EngineerCommented:
What you might be able to do is create {Field Placeholders} in the preformatted RTF File, then use LoadFile, and then do a quick search and replace on the text in the RTF Box.

For instance,

This is a samle sentence {field1}.

Do a search for {field1} and replace it with your text box value.

Just a thought.  I do not think you can use graphics in a Rich Text Box.  You would need to use a Word Container for that.  The RTB does not support at least to my knowledge any type of graphics, except bullets.

Let me know if you need any more help.
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Jon_WebbAuthor Commented:
thanks very much, I hadn't tried fields - I'll play with that.
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