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Re: fixing what textareas do to input

by Zoogie (Curate)
on Jun 05, 2000 at 08:42 UTC ( #16360=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to fixing what textareas do to input

Perhaps: $data =~ s/(\r\n|\n\r|\r)/\n/g This converts CR's, LF's, and any combination of the two into a single newline (I hope... haven't tested it).


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RE: Re: fixing what textareas do to input
by antihec (Sexton) on Jun 05, 2000 at 14:27 UTC
    If you output the textarea input in HTML you might consider changing the right hand side of Zoogies regexp to /<br>\n/g
    -- bash$ :(){ :|:&};:
RE: Re: fixing what textareas do to input
by mcwee (Pilgrim) on Jun 06, 2000 at 00:40 UTC
    Would $data =~ s/(\r|\n){1,2})/\n/g work as well? (Unfortunately, I don't have time to test it out-- and I'm notorious for FUing my regexes the first time out.)

    The Autonomic Pilot

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