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  1. #1
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    How to Preserve WhiteSpace in XML?

    I have a web site where users enter text into forms which is then stored into an xml file. I will display that onto a page using xsl to style and format the xml data.

    But, how do I preserve the white space?

    For example...someone enters this in a <textarea> tag:

    This is line 1.

    This is line 2.

    But it shows up like this on the html page:

    This is line 1. This is line 2.

    I want to maintain paragraphs and breaks, etc. Is there someone to do this without making the user enter html tags?


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    white-space: pre;
    may help you.

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