Virtual Method


Declaration [src]

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.


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.