The Visual Basic for Microsoft .NET -- or VB.NET -- framework programming language has a variety of built-in functions for string processing. The VB.NET string functions return the results in the form of a number, such as the length of a string and a character position within the string function or a string. The CHR string function allows software developers to add escape, delete and tab control characters to a string by using their ASCII code. You need to use ASCII code 9 to add a tab to a string in VB.NET.
Launch the Microsoft Visual Basic software. Open the VB.NET program in which you want to add a tab into a string.
Add the following code after the "public STRING" line in your VB.NET program:
TextBox.Text = "State" + CHR(9) + "Capitol"
This separates the "State" and "Capitol" variables with the "Tab" control character.
Click the Save button to save the amended VB.NET program.
Tips & Warnings
- The ASCII values are the Windows default. However, values in the ANSI character set above 127 are determined by the code page specific to different operating systems.
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