Method Get():posInBuffer() Foundation
Determines a position within the edit buffer based on screen coordinates.
:posInBuffer( <nRow>, <nCol> ) --> nPos
The method :posInBuffer() returns a numeric value indicating the position in the edit buffer that matches the screen coordinates. When the <nRow> and <nCol> coordinates are not located within the edit window, zero is returned.
The method :posInBuffer() determines the position within the edit buffer where the mouse pointer is located after a mouse click. A Get object generally displays its entire edit buffer in the visible edit area. However, if the formatting includes the PICTURE function @S, the edit buffer is wider than the visible edit area. In this case the exact position of the mouse pointer in the edit buffer can only be determined by :posInBuffer().
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