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How could one copy the contents of richtextbox to a notepad file.

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You have to use the text property of the RTF.
You have several solution to add it in your notepad :
1: Use the Clipboard
     Clipboard.Clear
     Clipboard.SetText rtf.SelText, vbCFText
   After that, you can paste the code in the notepad

2: Use file. Save the text to a file, and load that file in the notepad
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Could I have sample code for option 2, thank you.
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I dont want to do this manually,
It should be a procedure

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Don't forget to select the needed text to save.
rtf.SelStart = 0
rtf.SelLength = Len(rtf.Text)

   nFile = FreeFile
   Open sFile For Binary Access Write As #nFile

   Put #nFile, , rtf.SelText

   Close #nFile

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  Dim pathname As String
   pathname = "C:/prod/temp.txt"
 
   RichTextBox1.SelStart = 0
   RichTextBox1.SelLength = Len(RichTextBox1.Text)

   'nFile = FreeFile 'what is this?
   Open pathname For Binary Access Write As #nFile
   Put #nFile, , RichTextBox1.SelText
   Close #nFile
 
   Shell "notepad " + pathname, 3
 
Thank for help,
does not know #nfile? what is wrong above?

   
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nFile = Freefile :
 It takes a new free handle when opening/writing to a file.
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:)
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