Finds a text string in the text part with the input focus. This can be the main text, a text frame or a header or footer.


public void Find();
Public Sub Find()


public int Find(string text);
Public Function Find(ByVal text As String) As Integer

Find(String, Int, FindOptions)

public int Find(string text, int start, FindOptions options);
Public Function Find(ByVal text As String, ByVal start As Integer, ByVal options As FindOptions) As Integer


Parameter Description
text Specifies the text to search for.
start Specifies the text position where the search starts, beginning with 0. If this value is -1, the search begins at the current text input position.
options Specifies search options. It can be a combination of the FindOptions values.

Return Value

If the text searched for is found, the method returns the index (zero-based) of the first character of the search string. If the specified text is not found the method returns -1.