I've tried the solution you gave to be able to see the line breaks of a blob
field of MySQL and it doesn't work.
Sorry, I'm a newbie to PHP & MySQL. Can you imagine why it's not formatting
(eg. line breaks) the text?
Thanks in advance.
"Ray Black III" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> escreveu na mensagem
> By the text's "formatting" I guess you mean line breaks? I can't imagine
> what else there is to format in straight text...
> Anyway, easy solution to this:
> echo nl2br($str);
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Paul O' Connor <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Tuesday, June 06, 2000 11:33 AM
> Subject: [PHP-DB] Wrapping problems
> > Hi,
> > I'm using PHP and MySQL to develop a knowledge base at work.
> > I'm kind of new to PHP.
> > I have a problem in that users are asked to enter in a full description
> > the knowledge base via a textarea on a form.
> > This info is then stored in a field of type text.
> > My problem is in displaying this text field. The text that will be
> > will be formatted, e.g.
> > 1. Step 1
> > 2. Step 2
> > 3. Step 3
> > However, when I display the description (in a table) - the text looses
> > formatting giving
> > 1. Step 1 2. Step 2 3. Step3.
> > I've tried to use the <PRE> tag in the table generated by my PHP code
> > that results in the table growing as wide as the longest line of text
> > instead of wrapping within the confines of the table.
> > I've tried specifing a % width on my generated table but this doesn't
> > either.
> > Any clues?
> > Paul O' Connor.
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