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I have a textbox that contains text and want to paste text after the text it contains with 1 space.
this does not work:
Private Sub txtDescription_Click()
txtDescription.SelStart = 0
txtDescription.SelText = Len(txtDescription.Text)
txtDescription.SelStart = Len(txtDescription.SelText) + 1
End Sub
what is wrong ?
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Question by:isnoend2001
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by:Guru Ji
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You can do something like this to your text

txtDescription.SelText = Replace(txtDescription.Text, " ", "")


This will get rid of any space.
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by:isnoend2001
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No I want to add a space and  paste text to the end of the existing text
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Mike Tomlinson earned 2000 total points
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Why not just?

    txtDescription.Text = txtDescription.Text & " " & someStringVariable
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by:isnoend2001
ID: 40571071
Thanks this works:
someStringVariable needs to be the clipboard contents
txtDescription.Text = txtDescription.Text & " "
txtDescription.SelStart = Len(txtDescription.Text) + 1
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