Locating the x,y coordinates of text in a rich text control
Posted on 2002-03-07
I'd like to be able to determine the x,y pixel coordinates of certain text in a rich text editing control (Delphi's TRichEdit). I tried to locate the text by coloring the text red with the intention of searching for red pixels using the GetPixel function. Apparently, the rich text editing control does not have a device context whose handle can be supplied to the GetPixel function (or at least I haven't figured out how it can be done in several days of playing around). Is there a way to do this using GetPixel? Or is there another way to do this?