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How I append texts in a text box?

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Suppose, I have a text box, say Text1 and whose 'MULTILINE' property is set 'TRUE'. Is there any method in the Text Box class which can be used to append texts in the Text Box object Text1.

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by:sanjeevjain1973
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For append use like this

Text1.Text = Text1.Text & "Apended Text"

Means u can concate & old value of text the aggain assign.

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If you want the appended text to go on separate lines than try something like this:

Text1.Text = Text1.Text & vbCR & "New text"
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vbCrLf is combination carrige return & Linefeed
means Chr(13) + Chr(10) . SO If you want appended text start by next line then Use VbCrLf constant or chr13)& char(10).

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by:Anthony Perkins
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sanjeevjain1973, trust me, vbCr works as advertised:
Text1.Text = Text1.Text & vbCr & "New text"
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by:harsh008_k
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To append some text into textbox

1)U can use &
   a)Text1.Text=Text1.Text & "your text"
   b)with space
      Text1.Text=Text1.Text & ""  & "Your text"
2) a)Text1.Text=Text1.Text+"Your Text"
   b)Text1.Text=Text1.Text + "" + "Your Text"    
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by:Valliappan AN
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Try this:

Text1.SelStart = Len(Text1.Text)
Text1.SelText = "Your Text"
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by:jgv
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acperkins,

Text1.Text = Text1.Text & vbCr & "New text"

Textbox with MultiLine=True will visibly print the carrige return character using the above method. To move to a new line I've always used vbCrLf. What are you doing to get the vbCr to work?
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by:Anthony Perkins
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jgv,

I must have been doing drugs or imagined it! So much for arrogance.

Curiously with a VB5 IDE I get the same (except 2 visible symbols) with:

Text1.Text = Text1.Text & vbCrLf & "New Text"

Who knows,

Anthony
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by:Anthony Perkins
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jgv,

Never mind the last post. You are right, I had not set the MultiLine property on. duh!

Anthony
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Your answer is acceptable.
Subhasis.
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Your answer is acceptable.
Subhasis.
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Totally un-deserved. Anthony
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