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How to count the line in the textbox?

Posted on 2011-09-27
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I want to count the lline in the textbox and put it to the msgbox.  I have a textbox name Text1.Text. It has multiple lines. I want to count the line.. How pls?
Text1.Text

Private Sub Command1_Click()
'text1.txt
msgbox no. of lines
End Sub
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Question by:Whing Dela Cruz
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by:GrahamSkan
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If the lines are separated with the standard vbCrLf, simply do

linecount = Ubound(Split(Text1.Text, vbCrlf)) + 1
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That does not apply if there are multiple lines because one or more are too long and restart on another line
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by:Whing Dela Cruz
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Thanks a lot...
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by:Martin Liss
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I don't actually see an answer here for when you can't use vbCrLf so here goes.


Option Explicit
Private Declare Function SendMessage Lib "user32" Alias "SendMessageA" _
(ByVal hwnd As Long, ByVal wMsg As Long, ByVal wParam As Long, lParam As Any) As Long

Private Const EM_GETLINECOUNT = &HBA



    Dim LineCount As Long
    
    '-- Get the line count of Textbox
    LIneCount = SendMessage(Text1.hwnd, EM_GETLINECOUNT, 0, 0)

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