When using Template Fields in controls like the DetailsView, or the Gridview, for the ItemTemplateField, if the Line Breaks you entered into the database are not showing, it’s a fairly simple fix.

For instance, if you’re using a label for the ItemTemplateField, and the text is designated as:

Text='<%# eval("Description") %>'

Just change it to the following:

Text='<%# eval("Description").ToString().Replace(vbcrlf, "<br />" %>'

If vbcrlf doesn’t work for you or you’re using C#, replace it with