GuiEditGetCaretIndex

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This function returns the caret (the text cursor) position within the editbox.

Syntax

int guiEditGetCaretIndex ( element theElement )

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Method: GuiEdit:getCaretIndex(...)
Variable: .caretIndex
Counterpart: guiEditSetCaretIndex

Required Arguments

  • theElement: The edit box you want to get the caret position from

Returns

Returns the caret index on success, false otherwise.

Example

This example outputs the caret position of the edit field to the chat

local edit = guiCreateEdit(0.4,0.4,0.3,0.1,"",true)

addEventHandler("onClientGUIChanged",edit,function()
	outputChatBox("Caret index is: "..guiEditGetCaretIndex(edit)) -- output index to chat
end)

See Also

General functions

Browsers

Buttons

Checkboxes

Comboboxes

Edit Fields

Gridlists

Memos

Progressbars

Radio Buttons

Scrollbars

Scrollpanes

Static Images

Tab Panels

Tabs

Text Labels

Windows

GUI events