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GdPicture14.WPF Namespace / GdViewer Class / GetSelectedText Method
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    GetSelectedText Method (GdViewer)
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    Returns the last text selected by the user. This text is stored until you call the ClearSelectedText method to release it.
    Syntax
    'Declaration
     
    
    Public Function GetSelectedText() As String
    public string GetSelectedText()
    public function GetSelectedText(): String; 
    public function GetSelectedText() : String;
    public: string* GetSelectedText(); 
    public:
    String^ GetSelectedText(); 

    Return Value

    The text, that user has selected last time. Please always use the GetStat method to determine if this method has been successful.
    Remarks
    Just to inform you, that no new text selection is made using this method. You can use the ClearSelectedText method to release the text selection data.
    Example
    How to select all text on the currently displayed page in the viewer, how to extract it and how to clear the selection.
    'We assume that the GdViewer1 control has been properly integrated.
    If GdViewer1.DisplayFromFile("") = GdPictureStatus.OK Then
        'Enabling text selection.
        GdViewer1.EnableTextSelection = True
        If GdViewer1.SelectAllText() = GdPictureStatus.OK Then
            Dim selected_text As String = GdViewer1.GetSelectedText()
            If GdViewer1.GetStat() = GdPictureStatus.OK Then
                'Do your stuff with the selected_text.
                GdViewer1.ClearSelectedText()
            Else
                MessageBox.Show("The text can't be extracted. Status: " + GdViewer1.GetStat().ToString(), "GdViewer.GetSelectedText")
            End If
        Else
            MessageBox.Show("The text can't be selected. Status: " + GdViewer1.GetStat().ToString(), "GdViewer.GetSelectedText")
        End If
    Else
        MessageBox.Show("The file can't be displayed. Status: " + GdViewer1.GetStat().ToString(), "GdViewer.GetSelectedText")
    End If
    //We assume that the GdViewer1 control has been properly integrated.
    if (GdViewer1.DisplayFromFile("") == GdPictureStatus.OK)
    {
        //Enabling text selection.
        GdViewer1.EnableTextSelection = true;
        if (GdViewer1.SelectAllText() == GdPictureStatus.OK)
        {
            string selected_text = GdViewer1.GetSelectedText();
            if (GdViewer1.GetStat() == GdPictureStatus.OK)
            {
                //Do your stuff with the selected_text.
                GdViewer1.ClearSelectedText();
            }
            else
                MessageBox.Show("The text can't be extracted. Status: " + GdViewer1.GetStat().ToString(), "GdViewer.GetSelectedText");
        }
        else
            MessageBox.Show("The text can't be selected. Status: " + GdViewer1.GetStat().ToString(), "GdViewer.GetSelectedText");
    }
    else
        MessageBox.Show("The file can't be displayed. Status: " + GdViewer1.GetStat().ToString(), "GdViewer.GetSelectedText");
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