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Return (Enter) Key In Code

Can you add <Enter> keys to a textbox in code? I've tried using Chr(13) but I'm getting a short black vertical line where there should be a new line started.

Here is the code I'm trying to get to work:

txtShipToAdd.Text = cboSoldToFirm.Text & Chr(13) _
& cboSoldToName.Text & Chr(13) _
& cboSoldToAddress.Text & Chr(13) _
& cboSoldToCity.Text & ", " & cboSoldToProv.Text & Chr(13) _
& cboSoldToPostal.Text & Chr(13) _
& "Tel: " & cboSoldToTel.Text & Chr(13) _
& "Fax: " & cboSoldToFax.Text & Chr(13) _
& "Email: " & cboSoldToEmail.Text

Any Ideas?

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