He just said that's what he didn't want to do!


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From: "TR Shaw" <ts...@oitc.com>
Date: Mon, Sep 20, 2010 20:02
Subject: [PHP] Auto-generating HTML
To: "Andy McKenzie" <amckenz...@gmail.com>
Cc: "PHP General list" <php-general@lists.php.net>

On Sep 20, 2010, at 2:56 PM, Andy McKenzie wrote:

> Hey folks,
>  I have the feeling this is a stupid question, but I can't even find
> anything about it.  Maybe I'm just not searching for the right things.
>  Here's the problem.  I'm writing a lot of pages, and I hate going in
> and out of PHP.  At the same time, I want my HTML to be legible.  When
> you look at it, that's kind of a problem, though... for instance
> (assume this had some PHP in the middle, and there was actually a
> reason not to just put this in HTML in the first place):
> Simple PHP:
> <?php
> echo '<html>';
> echo '<head>';
> echo '  <title>Page Title</title>';
> echo '</head>';
> echo '<body>';
> echo '<p>This is the page body</p>';
> echo '</body>';
> echo '</html>';
> ?>
> Output page source:
> <html><head>  <title>Page Title</title></head><body><p>This is the
> page body</p></body></html>
> Now, I can go through and add a newline to the end of each line (echo
> '<html>' . "\n"; and so on), but it adds a lot of typing.  Is there a
> way to make this happen automatically?  I thought about just building
> a simple function, but I run into problem with quotes -- either I
> can't use single quotes, or I can't use double quotes.  Historically,
> I've dealt with the issue by just having ugly output code, but I'd
> like to stop doing that.  How do other people deal with this?
> Thanks,
>  Alex


Just add a \n at the end as

echo '<html>\n';

Of course if your on windows you might want to output \r\n


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