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How to determine width of new/selected text in a RichTextBox

Hi experts,
I have a RichtextBox that I'm populating with text by finding certain string patterns/fields and replacing them with real values. In some cases the new strings need to be right aligned within the original string pattern/field width.

To do that I would need to know how to determine width of new/selected text (given text size, font family, etc.) so that I can 'left pad' it with appropriate number of filler spaces.

Therefore my question is how can I determine text size in a RichtextBox?

Visual Basic.NET

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8/22/2022 - Mon

RichTextBox1.SelectionLength is the property to return the length of selected text.

Or do you want to know the width in pixels of the selected text

I need to know the width in pixels of the selected text.

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That's exactly what I needed, thanks a lot rachitkohli.
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