[Zope] carriage returns and newlines entered into HTML form inputs

Terry Hancock hancock@anansispaceworks.com
Wed, 14 May 2003 08:01:05 -0700

On Wednesday 14 May 2003 07:04 am, AdvertisingDept wrote:
> HTML Form contains a textarea inputs. 

> User wants to enter distinct 'lines'
> into a textarea input box

This is where the munging happens -- the HTML textarea
tag supports three different input specifications regarding
the presentation of carriage returns.  The default 
varies by browser.  Get an HTML reference and check
the tag for the attribute "wrap".  You probably want


whereas you are probably either using


or else it is your browser's default (best not to leave
that to chance anyway).

So the database probably never saw the original

At least this seems most likely to me.


Terry Hancock ( hancock at anansispaceworks.com )
Anansi Spaceworks  http://www.anansispaceworks.com