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Re: Return?

by wouter (Sexton)
on Apr 14, 2000 at 18:52 UTC ( #7626=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Return?

I ran into the same problem a year ago while writing my first 'big' cgi script... I had a textarea called 'message', and i wanted to change newlines in
breaks. This is how i did it:

# change newline into 
, and return into nothing $message =~ s/\n/
/g; $message =~ s/\r//g;

I figure the problem is that on a Windows platform, window is sending a linefeed AND hard return, while *NIX is linefeed only (and mac being hard return only, but haven't tested that out yet)

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RE: Re: Return?
by guice (Scribe) on Apr 27, 2000 at 06:01 UTC
    Just an FYI .. The returns on the different platforms are:
    *nix: \n Mac: \r Windows: \r\n

    That it :-)

    philip

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