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Text Box does not support CR/LF

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Text Box does not support CR/LF

We have just upgraded to ACT 2012. In our old Version 8, a custom text box into which we enter free text supported the Enter key to force a new line. In the 2012 version, this key seem to be ignored. Is there something I need to do to get the old behavior back?  

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Re: Text Box does not support CR/LF

To force a carriage return in a Memo field, you would press Ctrl+Enter

Greig Hollister

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Re: Text Box does not support CR/LF

 ... And yet I have some memo fields that allow me to create a new line with the enter key (and some that don't).  Probably older memo fields that retained their original characteristics.

 

John Purdy
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Re: Text Box does not support CR/LF

John.... would be interested if you can test if the difference is related to the Layout or the field.

As the Layout properties determine if the field has a function for Enter/Tab, I think that might be causing the difference you're seeing