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danv83
04-02-2007, 07:38 PM
i've been doing some work in c4d with the text spline in xpresso.
i am adding together different strings and then sending them to the text spline but i am stuck at this one point.

is there any string equivalent of the enter key, so that i can dictate when there should be a new line?
i've tried doing the ascii '(chr)13' but can't get it going.

thanks~

Per-Anders
04-02-2007, 08:06 PM
I seem to recall that \n will do the trick.

sandidolsak
04-02-2007, 08:08 PM
check the file, i would do it this way :)

ahh per \n, nice to know =)

danv83
04-02-2007, 08:28 PM
I seem to recall that \n will do the trick.

So if I am using a constant in string mode, and I want to set a new line I could just use \n?
\n didn't work for me instead the characters just showed up in the text spline....

Per-Anders
04-02-2007, 08:53 PM
you have to add it using a coffee node, i.e. the coffee node just adds "\n" to the existing string.

danv83
04-02-2007, 09:28 PM
main()
{
var a = "got it \n thank you";

result = a;
}

donelgreeko
04-15-2007, 05:18 PM
Try stradd( STRING );

this works :)

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