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Using StreamWriter to put text from RichTextBox to .txt file

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#1 biscuits

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Posted 23 July 2010 - 08:41 AM

Ok I need to write text that is in a RichTextBox into my text file so far I have managed to achieve this, BUT when it writes all the text to the .txt file it puts it all on one line, I need it to put the text on separate lines inside the .txt file. Here's my code so far:

{
            StreamWriter writer2 = new StreamWriter(@"C:\Users\Alex\Documents\Visual Studio 2010\Projects\MealDeliverySystem\orders.txt");
            writer2.Write(richTextBox1.Text);
            writer2.Close()
}

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this is what my form looks like, notice how each bit of text goes on a separate line? thats how I want it to look inside my .txt file.

Any help is much appreciated, Thanks.
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#2 anotheruser

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Posted 23 July 2010 - 10:00 AM

I don't know what causes that problem but you could split the text into separate strings with "\n" as the parameter that signals where to make a cut. Then just cycle through the results and use writer2.WriteLine(i) on each of them.
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