The follwoing is the example:
Option VBASupport 1
Public Const MESSAGE As String "Foo" & vbNewLine & "Bar"
The code treated as a syntax error.
To replace chr(13) instead of vbNewLine also cases error.
Can I use CR/CRLF code with constant string?
Confirmed in 3.6.3 on Ubuntu 10.04...
' NOGO>>> Const NEWLINE As String = Chr(13)
Const NEWLINE As String = " ouch "
' NOGO>>> Public Const MESSAGE As String = "Foo " & Chr(10) & Chr(13) & " Bar"
' NOGO>>> Public Const MESSAGE As String = "Foo " & VbCrLf & " Bar"
' NOGO>>> Public Const MESSAGE As String = "Foo " & NEWLINE & " Bar"
Public Const MESSAGE As String = "Foo " & " Bar"
It seems that one can use the & to concatenate, but everything to the right of = must be string literal. I think this is working as designed. However, it is not an unreasonable enhancement to be able to use named constants as well.
Want to check VBA action and VBA/LibO BASIC documentation. Might be a dropout in the VBA compatibility.
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