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Hello,

I need to send a string to a richtextbox in two colors, how can i do this???


Datastring = "this is blue, this is red"


I hope someone can help me

Thanks
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Question by:Tk
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Core code is:

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RichTextBox1.SelStart = 3  ' Some Start Value
RichTextBox1.SelLength = 5  ' Some Length Value
RichTextBox1.SelColor = vbRed  ' Some Color
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For a function that adds text of a specified color, use AddColorText:

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Public Sub AddColorText(RTB As RichTextBox, Color As Long, Text As String)
    Dim R As Long
    Dim G As Long
    Dim B As Long
   
    RTB.SelStart = Len(RTB.Text)
    R = Color Mod &H100
    G = (Color \ &H100) Mod &H100
    B = (Color \ &H10000) Mod &H10000
    RTB.SelRTF = "{{\colortbl;\red" & CStr(R) & "\green" & CStr(G) & "\blue" & CStr(B) & ";}" & "{\cf1 " & Text & "}}"
End Sub
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This control does a lot of the work for more complex approaches:

http://www.vbaccelerator.com/codelib/richedit/richedit.htm
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Hi Tk,
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