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Avoid append operations with the Replace function

Avoid append operations with the Replace function

I find the Replace function very useful when I want to avoid too many append operations just to insert non-printable characters. For example, the following statement:

MsgBox "Disk not ready." & vbCr & vbCr & _    "Please check that the diskette is in the drive" & vbCr & _    "and that the drive's door is closed."

Here’s a slightly more concise statement, that uses a temporary separator and then replaces it with the CR character:

MsgBox Replace("Disk not ready.§§Please check that the diskette is in the " _    & "drive§and that the drive's door is closed.", "§", vbCr)

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