Replace line feeds or carriage returns with a Space


In VB is it possible to Replace line or carriage feeds with a space character?
For example if I have string that reads

Test Address
Address 1
Address 2
Address 3

I want to change it so it reads:

Test Address Address 1 Address 2 Address 3.

Any help much appreciated.
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
replace  ( replace ( replace ( variable vbcrlf , " " ), vblf , " " ), vbcr , " " )
Hi - Two easy ways to do this

First, you can use the replace function.
Use one of the following

sTest = Replace(sTest, vbNewLine, " ")
sTest = Replace(sTest, vbCrLf, " ")
sTest = Replace(sTest, chr(13) & chr(10), " ")

Or, you could split the information into an array and join it back togeather again:

Dim sArr() as string
sArr = Split(sTest, vbNewLine)
sTest = Join(sArr, " ")

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Carriage and lineFeeds are VB constants.
You can remove them with the following code:

Private Function RemoveCrAndLF(ByVal content As String) As String
    Dim result As String
    result = Replace(content, vbCrLf, " ")
    result = Replace(content, vbCr, " ")
    result = Replace(content, vbLf, " ")
    RemoveCrAndLF = result
End Function

I don't know which text editor you are using, but most likely you will see that they put a carriage return AND a line feed after a line. Therefore I first replace those. Any remaining carriage returns and Line feeds are then also replaced with a space.
JakeyCakesAuthor Commented:

All three work and are excellent answers, so I'm going split the points evenly,

Thanks to all of you
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