SelectedLine – PB Docs 150

SelectedLine method (DataWindows)

Description

Obtains the number of the line that contains the insertion
point in an editable control.

Controls

DataWindow type

Method applies to

PowerBuilder

DataWindow control

Web ActiveX

DataWindow control

Syntax

[PowerBuilder]

[Web ActiveX]

Argument

Description

dwcontrol

A reference to a DataWindow control.
It reports the line number in the edit control over the current
row and column.

Return Values

Returns the number of the line containing the insertion point
in dwcontrol. If an error occurs, SelectedLine returns –1.
If dwcontrol is null, SelectedLine returns
null.

Usage

The insertion point can be at the beginning or end of the
selection. Therefore, SelectedLine can return
the first or last selected line, depending on the position of the
insertion point.

note.png PowerBuilder environment

For use with other PowerBuilder controls, see SelectedLine in
the PowerScript Reference.

Examples

If the insertion point is positioned anywhere in
line 5 of the MultiLineEdit mle_Contact, the following
example sets li_SL to 5:

In this example, the line the user selects in the
MultiLineEdit mle_winselect determines which window to
open:

See Also


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