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> Hi there,
> I am putting text into a mysql db from a form field. I do include the
> linebrakes with line2br.
> Now I would like to create an interface where I could load the text into the
> form again to edit it. Unfortunatelly it includes some wired chars like \br
> into the text. How can I get rid of that?
> Thanx for any help,
It sounds like you are using nl2br to all breaks _before_ you insert your
data into a table. Don't do this, for this very reason.
Only use nl2br _after_ you extract the data to format it for display in a
browser; you don't need to use nl2br to display the data in a <TEXTAREA>
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