Inserting text from another file into a point in a RichText control

Posted on 2005-03-10
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2010-05-02
I would like to be able to position the cursor at a certain point and then by right clicking choose "insert" and open a file and copy its contents into the RTF control at that point.
Question by:garyLittle
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Erick37 earned 1000 total points
ID: 13507371
Following assumes:
CommonDialog control: cdlg
Richtextbox control: RichTextBox1
Menu Items for the popup menu: mnuPop->mnuInsert

Option Explicit

Private Sub mnuInsert_Click()
    On Error GoTo ERR_CANCEL
    Dim sInsert As String
    'CommonDialog control named cdlg
    cdlg.CancelError = True
    cdlg.Filter = "Text (*.txt)|*.txt"
    cdlg.Flags = cdlOFNFileMustExist
    cdlg.InitDir = "c:\"
    Open cdlg.FileName For Binary As #1
    'make room for the contents
    sInsert = Space(LOF(1))
    'get the data
    Get #1, , sInsert
    Close #1
    'paste the contents
    RichTextBox1.SelText = sInsert
    Exit Sub
End Sub

Private Sub RichTextBox1_MouseUp(Button As Integer, Shift As Integer, x As Single, y As Single)
    If Button = vbRightButton Then
        PopupMenu mnuPop
    End If
End Sub

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