Enhanced TextBox Limits

Posted On 2017-09-05 by BlackBeltVB
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How to limit lines in a TextBox control. Shows how to limit a TextBox to a specific number of characters per line and a specific number of lines. 

limit lines in textbox

Special Instructions

Uses the following API function and messages:

  • SendMessage
    • EM_GETLINE
    • EM_GETLINECOUNT
    • EM_LINEFROMCHAR

Requirements

This code originally appeared on BlackBeltVB.com, and has been republished here with the permission of Matt Hart.


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