>Hago Ziegler wrote: >> >> By the way, a question to Kelly Lynn Martin's mail: >> What are "newlines"? >> >Probably it's what happens when you strike the "Enter" key. >-- > Only in Unix. When you strike Enter on a Mac, a carriage return is added. And in DOS, a new line and a carriage return are added. a newline is the ascii character 10. In c programs and strings (and probably Gimp dynamic strings as well, but I don't know this), it's written as '\n'.