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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Shope, Glenn [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: 23 March 2001 20:49
> To: '[EMAIL PROTECTED]'
> Subject: [PHP-DB] Line Breaks
> 
> 
> Still haven't figured it out...
> 
> I have read several entries about preserving line breaks when displaying
> text from a mySQL database, but I have had no success.
> 
> How would I prevent data in a single field containing line breaks 
> from being
> displayed in HTML as a single line?
> 
> For example:
> 
> A person fills out a form with this information:
> 
> "My name is Chris.
> 
> I like to swim."
> 
> Ho do I prevent PHP from writing it as
> 
> "My name is ChrisI like to swim."  ???
> 
> 
> I have tried a EREG_REPLACE and PREG_REPLACE attempting to 
> replace "\n" with
> <BR>, but it doesn't seem to do the trick.
> 
> Any help would be greatly appreciated!!
> 
> Glenn :)
> 
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