get_chars


Description:

public string get_chars (int start_pos = 0, int end_pos = -1)

Retrieves a sequence of characters.

The characters that are retrieved are those characters at positions from start_pos up to, but not including end_pos. If end_pos is negative, then the characters retrieved are those characters from start_pos to the end of the text.

Note that positions are specified in characters, not bytes.

Parameters:

this

a Editable

start_pos

start of text

end_pos

end of text

Returns:

a pointer to the contents of the widget as a string. This string is allocated by the Editable implementation and should be freed by the caller.