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How can I make text in a box print in a limited area.

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I have  a text box, I need the user to be able to enter data. When it is printed after so many characters I need the text to appear on the next line. Anyone any ideas?
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Maybe try something like this:

Private Const max_letters As Integer = 10

Private Sub Text1_Change()
Static numLetters As Integer

numLetters = numLetters + 1
If numLetters = max_letters Then
    Text1.Text = Text1.Text & vbCrLf
    Text1.SelStart = Len(Text1.Text)
    numLetters = 0
End If
End Sub
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by:eneate
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Hi

Thanks it works. Just one query, I am printing the text to a label, how can I ensur ethat for each new line the position of the line is currentx = 200
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