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Skip To Next Line In A textarea?

Posted on 1998-06-08
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How Can I Send A "Skip To New Line" Command In A textarea.
For Example:
document.testbox.text.value = document.testbox.text.value + "next line command" + newtext;
Please Let Me Know If And How This Can Be Done Or How Come This Can't Be Done.
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You can use

\n   -   New line
\t    -   Tab

document.testbox.text.value = document.testbox.text.value + "\n" + newtext;
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by:refr
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I THought I Tried That But Aperently I Must Have Been Using /n Instead.
Thanks
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It's a common mistake to do the other slash. In fact when I submitted the answer I almost put the wrong one down. :-)
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