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#1 glenelkins

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Posted 22 June 2006 - 03:56 PM

Hi

I have a script that enters text from a textarea field into a TEXT field in mysql. When i take the value out it shows without the line breaks...how can i get mysql to respect the line breaks from the text box, and then outputting the same
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#2 wildteen88

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Posted 22 June 2006 - 03:59 PM

You'll want to use a function called nl2br to convert you line breaks into HTML line breaks. The problem is with the browser and not the database. The browser ignores whitespace chars so you need to use nl2br to convert your newline chars into html line breaks




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