http://www.tizag.com/phpT/strings.php PHP - String Creation Double-Quotes We have used double-quotes and will continue to use them as the primary method for forming strings. Double-quotes allow for many special escaped characters to be used that you cannot do with a single-quote string. Once again, a backslash is used to escape a character. PHP Code: $newline = "A newline is \n"; $return = "A carriage return is \r"; $tab = "A tab is \t"; $dollar = "A dollar sign is \$"; $doublequote = "A double-quote is \""; -----Original message----- From: Barney Carroll barney at clickwork.net Date: Mon, 06 Apr 2009 07:19:14 -0700 To: "thelist at lists.evolt.org" thelist at lists.evolt.org Subject: [thelist] Line breaks in plain text email > 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 !