Formatting contents of a text box. . . .

Posted on 2003-03-11
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2010-05-03
I want to remove all extra carriage returns from a text box, but when I do I end up with a "" What is this symbol?  How do I remove it?

Here's my code:

Text = Replace(Text, Chr$(8) & vbCrLf, "")
Question by:adamkushner
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Expert Comment

ID: 8113491
Text = Replace(Text,vbCrLf, "") should work to remove crlf's but I get the impression you only want to remove crlfs that do not have text before them.

What is the purpose of your use of chr(8)??

can you explain your need in more detail?


Expert Comment

ID: 8126461
This makes no sence. Char 8 is the backspace! maybe it was char 13! that's the line breaking, Diveblue is right!

Author Comment

ID: 8127823
Yes, I think your correct.  Should have been 13!


Who should get the points?
Diveblue identified the problem, igfp, the answer?

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Accepted Solution

Diveblue earned 200 total points
ID: 8128142
I thought I gave you the answer as well

Author Comment

ID: 8128224
Yes, thank you.

Expert Comment

ID: 8129595
Yes, Diveblue gave you the answer, point go to him! I deserve no credit for changing a char for crying out loud! :p

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