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Search in TRichEdit working at win 9x but not win 2k and win xp

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Hi all,
This excample below copied from Delphi help, the section of  TRichEdit
FindText methods example.

My problem is when searching a text in richedit when the text found, the
cursor must be locate at the position of the text. This example is working
properly under Win9x but not locating at WindowsXP and Windows 2K  and I am
using Delphi 6.


procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
begin
  FindDialog1.Position := Point(RichEdit1.Left + RichEdit1.Width,
RichEdit1.Top);
  FindDialog1.Execute;
end;

procedure TForm1.FindDialog1Find(Sender: TObject);
var
  FoundAt: LongInt;
  StartPos, ToEnd: Integer;
begin
  with RichEdit1 do
  begin
    { begin the search after the current selection if there is one }
    { otherwise, begin at the start of the text }
    if SelLength <> 0 then

      StartPos := SelStart + SelLength
    else

      StartPos := 0;

    { ToEnd is the length from StartPos to the end of the text in the rich
edit control }

    ToEnd := Length(Text) - StartPos;

    FoundAt := FindText(FindDialog1.FindText, StartPos, ToEnd,
[stMatchCase]);
    if FoundAt <> -1 then
    begin
      SetFocus;
      SelStart := FoundAt;
      SelLength := Length(FindDialog1.FindText);
    end;
  end;
end;

Thanks for answers.


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by:kretzschmar
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you may need the scroll_caret-api after you found your text,
sample follows . . .
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just add this line

     Perform(EM_SCROLLCARET, 0, 0);

after you set the selsstart-property

the richedit-unit may be added into the uses-clause

meikl ;-)
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by:kretzschmar
ID: 10650584
.....
    FoundAt := FindText(FindDialog1.FindText, StartPos, ToEnd,
[stMatchCase]);
    if FoundAt <> -1 then
    begin
      SetFocus;
      SelStart := FoundAt;
      SelLength := Length(FindDialog1.FindText);
      Perform(EM_SCROLLCARET, 0, 0); //<-- here i meant or the line before (doesn't matter)
    end
......

meikl ;-)
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