Posted on 1998-05-15
I am developing an editor and I need to set the Caret Position to that many tab stops as the previous line when I hit the enter key to type a new line of text.
I have my function calculate the number of tab stops (and the corresponding no of character and coordinate positions) before I begin typing a line of text. Everytime I type a character, my handler does a GetCaretPos() to get the current position and store it in a CPoint variable. When I hit the Enter Key, I have my handler add the no. of coordinate positions(which is the no. of tab characters in the prev. line) to the 'x' member of the CPoint variable to get the new position and then I call SetCaretPos(CPoint variable). But it fails to set the position.
Any help would be much appreciated