freesoft_2000 9 Practically a Master Poster

Hi everyone,

I have a textpane with some text inside and trying to search for a particular text in the textpane by highlighting it. Basically i the main function that does this is as follows

TextPane is an instance of my JTextPane

public void findtext(int pos1, String str1)
//This function finds the specified text in the document in the JTextPane
//according the downwards position of the caret in the JTextPane 

Document Document1 = null;
String str2 = null;
int w = 0, w1 = 0, w2 = 0;

//The below command line gets the document of the JTextPane

Document1 = TextPane1.getDocument();
System.out.println("" + pos1);
//The below command line gets the text of the document according to 
//the downwards position of the caret in the JTextPane

str2 = Document1.getText(pos1, Document1.getLength() - pos1);
//The below two command lines converts the text in the document and the 
//the text to be searched both to lower case letters

//str1 = str1.toLowerCase();
//str2 = str2.toLowerCase();
//The below command line gets the length of the text to be searched

w2 = str1.length();

catch(Exception e)
Label2.setText("A caret position error has occurred");

//The below command line gets the index of the searched text in the document

w = str2.indexOf(str1);

if(w == -1)
//In this if statement TextPane1 is gained focus when the searched text
//is not found in the document and the function is returned

Label2.setText("The text that was searched was not found");

//In this else statement if the searched text is found in the document 
//the text in the document is selected with respect to the current 
//caret position in the JTextPane

w1 = (w + pos1);, w1 + w2);


The problem is that the first time that i search the jtextpane the above function works Ok but when i try to do it again only the last text in the jtextpane is selected

I really do not know what is wrong and hope someone can help me with this problem.

Any help is greatly appreciated

Thank You

Yours Sincerely

Richard West

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