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From:delz Date:September 29 2003 5:37am
Subject:Re: Text formatting
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Hi Tony,

Thanks a lot. That solved my problem.

Regards,

Delz

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tony Thomas" <tony@stripped>
To: <mysql@stripped>
Sent: Monday, September 29, 2003 12:40 PM
Subject: Re: Text formatting


> That's because the browser doesn't read the line breaks without a <br 
> /> tag at the end. All you need to do is this:
> 
> <?php
> 
> echo nl2br($textarea);
> 
> ?>
> 
> nl4br(); will insert a <br /> tag after every new line so your browser 
> can display it correctly.
> 
> On Sunday, September 28, 2003, at 11:07  PM, delz wrote:
> 
> > Hi All,
> >
> > I'm using mysql and php but I'm having problems printing my output 
> > using a
> > browser. It's like this, i have a form and it has a text area that has 
> > the
> > following contents:
> >
> > Hello World.
> > Hello World.
> > Hello World.
> >
> > What happens is when I output the content using the php command echo,
> > i.e.  <?php echo "$textarea";?>
> >
> > the output is like this on the browser :
> >
> > Hello World.Hello World. Hello World.
> >
> > Its printing the output in one straight line.
> >
> > Are there any command other than "echo" that can output the same 
> > format as
> > that given on the text area. Please help.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Delz 

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