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How to start a new line when press Enter key in textbox?

Author: Xiaoyang Last Modified: 2020-07-03

When you input contents into an ActiveX textbox which is inserted from the Developer tab, the contents will be displayed in one line. This will be very annoying when viewing the whole content, in this case, you may need to start a new line after pressing Enter key in the ActiveX textbox. This article, I will introduce a quick method to solve it.

Start a new line when pressing Enter key in textbox


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To finish this task, you just need to set some attributes in the Properties dialog box, please do as this:

1. Click Developer > Insert > Text Box to insert an ActiveX textbox, see screenshot:

doc textbox new line 1

2. Then click Properties under the Developer tab, then in the Properties dialog box, under Alphabetic tab do the following operations:

(1.) Choose True beside the EnterKeyBehavior text box;

(2.) Select True beside the MultiLine text box.

doc textbox new line 2

3. And then close this dialog box, and exit the Design Mode. Now, when you input contents into the textbox, after pressing the Enter key, the data will be restarted from a new line. See screenshot:

doc textbox new line 3

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