Also see wordwrap(  ).

"Blue Presley" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message
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> the function you are looking for is called nl2br().  Translated it means
> 'new line to <BR>.'  when you pull you text from your database run it
> through this and it will be correctly formatted for HTML to read
correctly.
> See php documentation for further discussion and examples.
>
> blue
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>
> "CÚsar aracena" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message
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> Hi all. I have this DB where I'm storing this sometimes large amount of
> text into a TEXT field, but I can't seem to find the way to BREAK lines
> so it won't make my browser go 3000 pixels wide when that text is
> printed. About this, I have two questions:
>
> 1) What should I use to break the text into lines at the DB so HTML can
> read them fine? and
> 2) How should I make the TEXT INPUT BOX so the visitor doesn't have to
> type <br> or something after 20 words or so? Is there a way that PHP can
> count and break text strings by itself prior storing?
>
> Thanks in advance,
>
> Cesar Aracena
> CE / MCSE+I
> Neuquen, Argentina
> +54.299.6356688
> +54.299.4466621
>
>
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