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FM - Hard Return in Field not Showing in Some Lines in Email

In the past, I've found that returns in an SMTP script show up inconsistantly, so my workaround has been to put them in a field and then pull the field into the email script.  This has worked 100% of the time so far, but just noticed that 2 of the 14 did not put a return before "Last Note" and thus last note continued on the previous line.  Any thoughts?

"  ¶"  &  LEASETRACK::PropCode & "; " & Month ( LEASETRACK::depositDate ) &"/" & 
Day ( LEASETRACK::depositDate) &"/" &  Right (LEASETRACK::depositDate ;2 ) & 
"; " &   LEASETRACK::typeOfBusiness & "; " & LEASETRACK::Commissioned Agent & 
 "¶" & 
If ( IsEmpty ( LT_NOTES::NOTE  ); "[No Notes]";
"Last Note:  " & Month ( LT_NOTES::CrDate ) &"/" &  Day ( LT_NOTES::CrDate ) &"/" &  Right ( Year (LT_NOTES::CrDate ) ;2 ) & 
"; " & LT_NOTES::NOTE  )
 &  "¶---------------------------------"
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rvfowler2
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Will LovingPresidentCommented:
I have no idea why they would not show up, but I would suggest - as an experiment - to  trying the List() function instead of using explicit carriage returns.
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rvfowler2Author Commented:
The List function works in putting hard returns between lins of data.  Thanks, Will.
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Will LovingPresidentCommented:
By the way, there is a nice Custom Function called "date.format" http://www.briandunning.com/cf/893 which I use and which will simplify the creation of dates. Instead of using:

Month ( LEASETRACK::depositDate ) &"/" &  Day ( LEASETRACK::depositDate ) & "/" &  Right ( LEASETRACK::depositDate ; 2 )

you write it as:

date.format( LEASETRACK::depositDate ; "mm/dd/yy" )

This allows you to write it in any format you wish and using whatever separators.
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