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vbNewLine Problem

Posted on 2003-10-21
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vbNewLine is acting weird on my PC.  When I run this (or anything similar):

Private Sub Command1_Click()
   Text1.Text = "vbNewLine" & vbNewLine & "After new line"
End Sub

I get vbNewLine||After new line
Note:the || isn't exactly what apears, just as close as I can type it.

When I pasted that line into this form it acted like it was suposed to:
vbNewLine
After new line

I'm running XP Pro with visual studio enterprise.  I've tried reinstalling VB.  Any ideas?  Has anyone seen this before?

Thanks,
Mike
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Question by:myname17
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by:Djinn_ro
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Use vbCrLf
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Z_Beeblebrox earned 125 total points
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You need to make the text box a multiline text box, it is one of the properties.

Zaphod.
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by:cool12399
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also, make sure you enable the scrollable property (vertical scrollbars).
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by:cool12399
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i.e.,

to do it programmatically:

text1.multiline=true
text1.scrollbars=1;
text1.text = "hi there" & vbCrLf & vbCrLf & "blahblahblah"

now it will work fine...!
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by:eric0213
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The multiline property is readonly at run time... except through maybe some APIs (but I don't know of any).  You need to do it at design time
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