Store your variables with quotes.. Such as: $string = "This has a line\nbreak."; Instead of: $string = 'This is a line\nbreak.'; That won't work. 2009/4/6 Barney Carroll <barney at clickwork.net> > Sorry for asking what seems like a letmegooglethatforyou question but after > searching in every approachable way, I'm still stumped on this (and please > don't just give me what you think is a helpful search string): > > I am writing a plain text email feedback script and can't seem to get line > breaks. > > I have tried /r, /n, \r, \n, //r, //n, %0D%0A … Everything gets printed as > is (except in the case of double slashes, in which case one of them gets > escaped). As far as I can see there is no PHP equivalent to writeln or > writeLine, which is irritating. > > Any bright ideas? > > > Regards, > Barney Carroll > Web designer & front-end developer > > web: www.clickwork.net > > mobile: +44 (0) 7594 506 381 > home: +44 (0) 118 975 0020 > > twitter: @barneycarroll > -- > > * * Please support the community that supports you. * * > http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ > > For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester > and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org > Workers of the Web, evolt !