ASP.Net VB define block of text


Is there any way in an VB application to define a block of text that can go over multiple lines without using underscores?


dim this as string
this = "Hello My
Name is fred"

dim NotThis as string
NotThis = "Hello My " _
& "Name is fred"

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Big MontyWeb Ninja at largeCommented:
no, not really. the only alternative would be to assign the value to the variable each line:

dim this as string
this = "Hello My"
this += "Name is fred"

why don't you want to use the underscore?
brasso_42Author Commented:
Because when putting in SQL script that spans over 20-30 lines its messy

Putting it on 1 line makes it hard to read when debugging
Big MontyWeb Ninja at largeCommented:
well unfortunately you can't do what you're asking. you could put the sql script into a stored procedure or view, that way you could format it however you like

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brasso_42Author Commented:
ok thanks
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