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hi guys,
i have a multiline textbox in my visualbasic project like this:
line1
line2
line3
line4

and i want to add a dash to beginig of all lines execpt the first line like this:
line1
- line2
- line3
- line4

with loop like ``` for each line in textbox1.lines``` add dash to all lines, but i want to add dash to all lines except line one.

What I have tried:

I have no idea how to do this
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Updated 20-Jan-23 14:37pm

Don't use foreach for this. Use a normal for loop and start the index at 1 instead of 0.

The TextBox does not know the concept of "line" so you have to parse the text, probably .Split on Environment.NewLine, the go through the resulting string array and just not modify the first item in the array.
 
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Member 12617947 21-Jan-23 1:58am    
Thank you, dear friend. That is exactly what I wanted.
This is a pretty straightforward task:
VB
Dim text = "Line 1" + vbCrLf +
           "Line 2" + vbCrLf +
           "Line 3" + vbCrLf +
           "Line 4" + vbCrLf +
           "Line 5" + vbCrLf

Dim lines = text.Split(New Char() {vbCr, vbLf}, StringSplitOptions.RemoveEmptyEntries)

text = String.Join(vbCrLf + "- ", lines) + vbCrLf
 
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