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How do I add a newline or linebreak in a Confiform textarea type field? Edited

I have a textarea field that must show multiple lines in different lines. The field is populated using a form field rule like this: 

lookupResult=US: [entry.lookupResultPSAN]  UK:[entry.lookupResultPPEP] France:[entry.lookupResultPAM]

The bolded part appears on one line, and then the value should appear in the next line. 

I tried \n and \\ , but neither seems to work. My output always appears like this:

US:\n<output> UK:\\ <output>France: <output>

What can I use as newline character when assigning values to show in a textarea?

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\n makes the next line

I tried \n but it shows up as \n in my output form.  How do I stop it from showing as \n and just have the data displayed on the next line? Are there spaces or quotes to be added?

Sorry, it must be \\n

(double slash n... seems to be removed from my previous answer)

See the demo below

http://recordit.co/u8aXUAZ9MB 

Like VD likes this

Thanks a lot!  \\n worked like a charm to add line breaks!

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