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Scrolling TRichEdit

Posted on 2000-03-02
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How can I make the TRichEdit scroll along with the text when I automatically add lines to it:

  RichEdit.Lines.Add('Blah');

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Question by:nrico
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by:RBertora
ID: 2576096
Richedit.Setfocus;

then each time you add, use:

SendMessage(RichEdit.Handle,WM_KeyDown,40,0);

Rob;-)
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by:nrico
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Wait, I forgot to tell the lines are added from a TEdit control, but I want the Edit to keep focus (It's for a chat program -- My friends wanted colors in it :-). So I'd have to keep switching focus, right?
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by:RBertora
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No you wouldn't have to change focus all the time. infact you don't have to use setfocus at all.

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edey earned 300 total points
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or you could try this :)


EM_SCROLLCARET

wParam = 0 ;    // not used now; reserved for future use; must be zero
lParam = 0 ;    // not used now; reserved for future use;  must be zero
 

An application sends an EM_SCROLLCARET message to scroll the caret into view in an edit control.




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Mike
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by:kretzschmar
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hi,

another way (sample)

you can use this to scroll one line

//Scroll Up
procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
begin
  richedit1.Perform(EM_SCROLL,SB_LINEUP,0);
end;

//Scroll Down
procedure TForm1.Button2Click(Sender: TObject);
begin
  richedit1.Perform(EM_SCROLL,SB_LINEDOWN,0);
end;

meikl
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by:edey
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Thank you, glad to be of service :)


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