Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people, just like you, are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
Solved

How to count the line in the textbox?

Posted on 2011-09-27
4
374 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
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
0
Comment
Question by:Whing Dela Cruz
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 76

Expert Comment

by:GrahamSkan
ID: 36712381
If the lines are separated with the standard vbCrLf, simply do

linecount = Ubound(Split(Text1.Text, vbCrlf)) + 1
0
 
LVL 76

Accepted Solution

by:
GrahamSkan earned 500 total points
ID: 36712407
That does not apply if there are multiple lines because one or more are too long and restart on another line
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:Whing Dela Cruz
ID: 36712571
Thanks a lot...
0
 
LVL 46

Expert Comment

by:Martin Liss
ID: 36712891
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)

Open in new window


0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Subnet Calculator

The subnet calculator helps you design networks by taking an IP address and network mask and returning information such as network, broadcast address, and host range.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Most everyone who has done any programming in VB6 knows that you can do something in code like Debug.Print MyVar and that when the program runs from the IDE, the value of MyVar will be displayed in the Immediate Window. Less well known is Debug.Asse…
Since upgrading to Office 2013 or higher installing the Smart Indenter addin will fail. This article will explain how to install it so it will work regardless of the Office version installed.
As developers, we are not limited to the functions provided by the VBA language. In addition, we can call the functions that are part of the Windows operating system. These functions are part of the Windows API (Application Programming Interface). U…
This lesson covers basic error handling code in Microsoft Excel using VBA. This is the first lesson in a 3-part series that uses code to loop through an Excel spreadsheet in VBA and then fix errors, taking advantage of error handling code. This l…

829 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question