wSelectionStart Property (Specific to DevExpressMemoEdit, DevExpressTextEdit, JFXSwingTextField and SilverlightTextBox Controls)

Applies to TestComplete 15.63, last modified on April 10, 2024
This property is not supported in web tests (including cross-platform web tests) that use XPath expressions and CSS selectors to locate web elements. This property can be only used in tests that locate web objects by using internal identification properties provided by TestComplete.


Use the wSelectionStart property to obtain the index (zero-based) of the first selected character in the edit control. Characters in the text box are enumerated from left to right. To get the number of selected characters, subtract the wSelectionStart property value from the wSelectionEnd property value.



Read-Only Property Integer
TestObj A variable, parameter or expression that specifies a reference to one of the objects listed in the Applies To section

Applies To

The property is applied to the following objects:

View Mode

To view this property in the Object Browser panel and in other panels and dialogs, activate the Advanced view mode.

Property Value

An integer value specified the index of the first selected character. If the text is not selected, wSelectionStart indicates the position of the cursor.

See Also

wSelectionEnd Property (Specific to DevExpressMemoEdit, DevExpressTextEditand SilverlightTextBox Controls)

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