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04-08-2003, 07:43 PM
hello, i have this problem in a page i get long user text with a input text area box, after that i save it in a Mysql table and later i show that text in a browser, but if the user insert spacen between paragraph it doesnt save them it show the text as a long single line of thex, how can i get this spaces (\n) to be showed as user inserts the text.
04-08-2003, 08:00 PM
Or PHP replace...
Or there is a PHP function that automatically does this.
Hope this helps.
you can also use <pre></pre> for displaying preformatted text. then you could also add some nice css to stop it from looking too out of place.
04-10-2003, 05:51 PM
I forgot about that.
I have never actually used the <pre> tag before, even though I know what it does. Guess thats just me :D
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