Virtual Method

GtkEntryBufferdelete_text

Declaration [src]

guint
delete_text (
  GtkEntryBuffer* buffer,
  guint position,
  guint n_chars
)

Description [src]

Deletes a sequence of characters from the buffer.

n_chars characters are deleted starting at position. If n_chars is negative, then all characters until the end of the text are deleted.

If position or n_chars are out of bounds, then they are coerced to sane values.

Note that the positions are specified in characters, not bytes.

Parameters

position guint
 

Position at which to delete text.

n_chars guint
 

Number of characters to delete.

Return value

Returns: guint
 

The number of characters deleted.