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kiss-o-matic

Capturing newline characters a textbox

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I've got a text box that I'm using to store addresses.  The problem is, if I input my address like this:
"1234 Main St.
New York, NY,
11111"

Then it's stored in the database like this: "1234 Main St. New York, NY, 11111".

I tried this:
$addr = preg_replace("/\n/","<br>",$addr);
but it does not work. 

Thanks

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No, it's stored fine. If you display it on with a browser, the browser doesn't use the newline character for a new line, it uses the [b][nobbc]<br />[/nobbc][/b] tag. You need to pass your string through the function nl2br() when displaying it. This function precedes all newline characters in your string with the [b][nobbc]<br />[/nobbc][/b] tag.

Ken

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