Making a new line

Posted on 2004-11-29
Last Modified: 2010-05-02
My problem is that I have a text box (text1) and i want to make it so when it gets to a certain position it makes a new line and sets it to type there. I have:
Private Sub Text1_Change()
Dim Length
Length = 47
Label1.Caption = Len(Text1.Text)
If Len(Text1.Text) = Length Then
Text1.Text = Text1.Text & vbNewLine
Length = Length + 47
End If
End Sub
I have a label (label1) for refrence. What happens when i insert this code is that it makes a new line but does not put the cursor there. I CANNOT use a RichTextbox due to security restrictions at the school I do alot of work at. I think that this is an easy question but I cannot figure it out. Any help is apreciated.

Thank you,
Question by:spingk
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    Expert Comment

    set Multiline property of the text box to true
    LVL 28

    Accepted Solution

    Instead of:



    Text1.SelStart = Len(Text1.Text)
    LVL 6

    Expert Comment


    after setting the Multiline property to true, on the GotFocus event

    Text1.Text = Text1.Text + vbCrLf
    Text1.SelStart = Len(Text1.Text)

    Author Comment

    thank you AzraSound. Worked like a charm

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