On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 07:03:49AM -0700, PHPScriptor wrote: > > Hello, > > How do you guys handle this "problem". > > Just a form with a textarea. When I use enters in the textarea it's saved to > the db like this: > > database: > "first line > second line" > > when I edit the value in the form: > "first line > second line" > > when I output the value to html: > "first linesecond line" (unless I use nl2br()) > > Is there a way that I could save it to the db that will work for db, output > and edit without using any other function like nl2br?
If I understand your question, the answer is no. If you have wrap="hard" as an attribute for your textarea, it will store the data with CR/LF. But CR/LF don't show up as a line ending when displayed in HTML. You have to use nl2br() to translate for HTML. It also may be that you need to do a translation from CR/LF (textarea line ending) to LF (*nix line ending). The CR/LF *will* show up properly when *editing* in the textarea field, just not when displayed without a textarea. Paul -- Paul M. Foster -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php