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Posts: 7
Registered: ‎10-03-2012
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New line in xml?

I'm calling this method

blackberry.ui.dialog.customAskAsync(blackberry.app.license, buttons, this.dialogCallBack, ops);

And within my config.xml, I have a <license> element where I've put my EULA.

I've tried \n and &#xA; , but both doesn't seem to create a new line when the dialog comes up. How should I create a new line?


Posts: 165
Registered: ‎09-24-2012
My Device: Passport
My Carrier: Bell

Re: New line in xml?

Hi aaronjylee, I've tested some other methods, but no success. This is because javascript reads the license element data as a string.

Posts: 26
Registered: ‎06-01-2010
My Device: Dev Alpha, PlayBook

Re: New line in xml?

One way to prompt the user for a license agreement at application start is to just save the license as a string in JavaScript with "\n" for new lines instead of using blackberry.app.license in config.xml. Here is an example:


var title = "Application License Agreement";
var message = "Line 1\nLine 2\nLine 3\nLine 4";
var buttons = ["I Agree", "I Disagree"];
var ops = {
    title : title,
    size : blackberry.ui.dialog.SIZE_SMALL,
    position : blackberry.ui.dialog.CENTER
var callback = function (result)
	if (result == 0)
		// user agreed
		alert("Glad you agreed.");
	else if (result == 1)
		// user disagreed		
		alert("Sorry you didn't agree. Closing the app now.");
blackberry.ui.dialog.customAskAsync(message, buttons, callback, ops);




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Posts: 245
Registered: ‎09-21-2012
My Device: Q10
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Re: New line in xml?

This will be solved in the upcoming release of WW. You will be given the ability to send HTML to a dialog, which will give you the ability to control more of your content. You can keep an eye on some of the developments by Daniel here: