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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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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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The List function works in putting hard returns between lins of data.  Thanks, Will.
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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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