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Current cursor position of edit control?

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Does anyone know how to get the current cursor poisition of a edit control?

thanks all!
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Call CEdit::GetSel(). Here's the prototype:

  void GetSel( int& nStartChar, int& nEndChar ) const;

The call returns the beginning and ending of the selection. If there is no selection (eg, you're just looking at a flashing cursor and nothing is highlighted), then the value returned to nStartChar will equal the value returned in nEndChar.

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Or is it that you want to do this measurement and have the result indicate the position as a column and row number?

If so, see the EDPOS.ZIP sample on my webpage at http://www.nwlink.com/~mikeblas/samples/ .

Note that my webpage will someday move to http://www.mooseboy.com/ .

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Thank Mike Blaszczak, You home page is very usefull, if I find it a week ago, I would not waste four day's time to find out how to catch a key press in IE tool bar's input control, I'm currently working on a Explore CommBand project, when I put a combobox control on the bar, the band bar eat all RETURN, BACKSPACE and F4 key press. though I have solved all problem by myself, I still greatly appreciate your timely help!
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Great; I'm glad you've found it useful.

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