Obtains the type of selection status. You can send this message explicitly or by using the Editor_GetSelType inline function or Editor_GetSelTypeEx inline function.
wParam = (WPARAM) (BOOL) bNeedAlways;
lParam = (LPARAM)0;
If this parameter is TRUE, EE_GET_SEL_TYPE returns the type of selection status even if none is selected. If this parameter is FALSE, EE_GET_SEL_TYPE returns SEL_TYPE_NONE if none is selected.
Returns a combination of the following values. SEL_TYPE_NONE, SEL_TYPE_CHAR, SEL_TYPE_LINE, and SEL_TYPE_BOX cannot be combined. SEL_TYPE_KEYBOARD and SEL_TYPE_SELECTED can be combined with other values. If bNeedAlways is TRUE and if text is selected, a logical sum with SEL_TYPE_SELECTED will be returned. If bNeedAlways is FALSE, SEL_TYPE_SELECTED will not be used.
Value Meaning SEL_TYPE_NONE None is selected. SEL_TYPE_CHAR Characters are selected. SEL_TYPE_LINE Lines are selected. SEL_TYPE_BOX Boxes are selected. SEL_TYPE_KEYBOARD Selected by the keyboard. SEL_TYPE_SELECTED Selected (when bNeedAlways = TRUE).
Supported on EmEditor Professional Version 3.00 or later. However, bNeedAlways is supported on Version 5.00 or later. On the previous versions, bNeedAlways is assumed to be FALSE.