A Code Snippet for Searching and Highlighting a token or string in a RichTextBox
Suppose that you intend to find a string or a token (i.e., whole word, instead of a substring) and change their color in some Windows Forms
RichTextBox. The following code snippets will help. The
FindStringAndSetColor method looks for instances of an arbitrary string in the contents of the
RichTextBox, while the
FindTokenAndSetColor method looks for whole words (tokens).