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Old 05-28-2015, 10:00 AM
tokola tokola is offline
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Inserting special characters in text object

This seems like a trivial thing to do, but could not find anything after searching on the forum and the documentation, quite extensively.

Is there a way to insert special characters (like TAB, RETURN, etc) in a text object? I've tried
but this return the ascii number of the character. It would be really useful to have multiple lines in a text object.

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Old 06-02-2015, 07:38 AM
mape2k mape2k is offline
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You can do that by inserting special commands in the text string you want to display.

E.g. \n for a new line: 'This is the first line\nThis line will be below the first line.'

There are a couple of those commands, e.g. \t for a tab.
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