new line character in gridview cell

Posted on 2009-03-31
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
How do I get newline characters to work in a gridview cell?

I have the query below for now.  It doesn't work, nor do any other newline characters when I reference the column in my gridview.  I want the address to be formatted like:

555 Test Dr.
Exam, FL. 55555

Instead I get:

555 Test Dr. \r Exam, FL. 55555
CREATE PROCEDURE dbo.usp_SEL_CL_Net_GetMortgageInformation

	@PolicyID AS VARCHAR(15),


	@PostDate as DATETIME


	Select [MortgageeID] AS 'Mortgagee Number', 

		[Name] AS 'Mortagee Name', 

		'Address' = CASE WHEN [Address2] = '' THEN

				[Address1] + ' \r ' + [City] + ', ' + [State] + '. ' + [ZipCode] 


				[Address1] + ' \r ' + [Address2] + ' \r ' + [City] + ', ' + [State] + '. ' + [ZipCode]


		[LoanID] AS 'Loan Number'

	From PlMortgage WITH (NOLOCK) 

	Where PolicyID = @PolicyID And 

		InceptionDate = @InceptionDate And 

		PostDate = @PostDate 

	Order by MortgageeID


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Question by:Unzip_The_Ripper

Accepted Solution

vavjeeva earned 125 total points
ID: 24032158
set the htmlencode to false in gridview field and change the query from \r to <br\>

<asp:BoundField HtmlEncode=false ........../></Columns>


instead of
[Address1] + ' \r '

[Address1] + ' <br/> '

Author Closing Comment

ID: 31564966
Perfect.  This fixed it.  Thanks.

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