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PRepakaPRepaka 

how to display value in a new line using apex class

hi
 
how can i display a string value in a new line ?
 
 
In Apex class i am retrieving Description field and assigning that value to a string of Invoice object. now i am concatenating some value to that String value and assigning to the description field.
 
Now in the Invoice Screen, i want to display that Concatenated string value in a new line.
 
i.e. description = old value  
                            Concatenated value
 
so how can i display in a new line using apex class.
JimRaeJimRae
Use the new line code \n or \n\n if you want a blank line in between.

Code:
String description = 'old value';
String Concat = 'new value';

description = description +'\n'+Concat;

 

Pooja05Pooja05

I tried using '\n' but it doesnt work

 

errorMessage = 'web service is not returning data at this point of time. Please try again later.';
errorMessage = errorMessage + '\n'+'In case it is urgent, please call the administrator and give them the following error description';
errorMessage = errorMessage + '\n'+e.getMessage();

 

 

 

Please let me know if i am doing something wrong here.

 

 

Thanks,

Pooja

JimRaeJimRae

I would try using the '\n\n' instead.

Where do you display this errorMessage value?

Pooja05Pooja05

\n\n didnt work.

 

I display this message in an outputText field in visual force