asp:label text= is too long to work with. How to work on multiple lines but not with <br>

Pierre Zarzour 0 Reputation points
2023-05-09T14:29:20.3166667+00:00

hi

on my asp:label text= fields

the text is too long

How to work on multiple lines in the html code area but not with <br> because i don't want that the text will be cut on the webpage for the client

i just want to work with long text= zone in the code area

in visual basic code we do :

"aslaskjfljksflksjafjsalfjsljkf" _

& "laskjflsjafkjsafjlsjlkfjasjfkljf" _

& "laskjflkasjlfjskjfkjsljfksalfkjasl"

thanks

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  1. Albert Kallal 5,066 Reputation points
    2023-05-09T22:46:24.24+00:00

    Just drop in a text box with textmode=multiline

    Like this:

                <asp:TextBox ID="TextBox1" runat="server"
                    TextMode="MultiLine" 
                    Height="163px" Width="341px">
                </asp:TextBox>
    
    

    And the effect is now this: (I'll cut + paste in your question text).

    textboxwrap

    so, the word warp (word break) is automatic as above shows.

    So, a text box is a good choice. And if you don't want the user to edit the text box, you can set enabled=false.

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  2. Lan Huang-MSFT 27,716 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2023-05-10T05:58:24.3466667+00:00

    Hi @Pierre Zarzour,

    You can specify the width of the label and add style="word-wrap:break-word;".

    <asp:Label ID="la" runat="server" width="100px" style="word-wrap:break-word;" ></asp:Label>

    Best regards,
    Lan Huang


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  3. Viorel 113.7K Reputation points
    2023-05-11T08:36:37.85+00:00

    Probably there is no such feature. But you can let Visual Studio to automatically wrap the lines: go to menu, TOOLS, Options, Text Editor, ASP.NET Web Forms, General, and uncheck “Enable virtual space” and check “Word wrap”. (This can be done for HTML, XAML and XML too). Then the long attribute values will be displayed by Visual Studio on multiple lines.

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