Can't Use Chr(10) in CodeBehind

Why can't I seem to use Chr 's in codebehind using VB?


Private Sub Page_Load(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs)
    Dim CRLF As String
    CRLF = Chr(10)
End Sub

vbCRLF doesn't seem to be recognized either.

Nor does: Const CRLF As Char = Chr(10)

I get an error message that says that Chr is undeclared.

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Ramesh SrinivasTechnical ConsultantCommented:
Dim myChar = vbCrLf

works for me!

When do u get the error? When you compile?

You may have to put this at the top

Imports Microsoft.VisualBasic

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another solution if you simply want a new line is to use vbNewLine and you dont need any additional imports. you simply treat it as a string

gbmcneilAuthor Commented:
Gentlemen: Thank you for your help.

raterus seemed to have the solution that worked for me. I added the Import declaration before the Class, as so:

Imports Microsoft.VisualBasic
Public Class MyForm

This allowed every possible way to define a carriage return/linefeed to work and not cause the error I encountered above.

Dim myNewLine = vbNewLine
Dim myChar = vbCrLf
Dim MyCrLf As String = Chr(10)
Const CRLF As Char = Chr(10)

all work now!

Where did you come across that one raterus?

it's the namespace that constant is defined in, not some big secret or anything.
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