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[wlug] a very simple php question that just has my brain stumped.

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Oliver Jones oliver@d...
Thu Mar 13 12:12:39 NZDT 2003


Use the <pre> or <code> tags??

Then you don't need to use nl2br();


On Wed, 2003-03-12 at 22:28, kyle carter wrote:

> ok.. php question
> all i want to do is display the output of the route command on a webpage... 
> now this is what i thought would be VERY simple in php, however im just not 
> thinking about it right im sure.
> nl2br(passthru(route));   i thought would be about all i needed so far i can 
> get the results using various methods, however none of them allows me to use 
> nl2br to make it display nice on a html page (convert all the \n to <br>).
> what SIMPLE thing am i not thinking of.  passthru sends it direct to the 
> browser no allowing any manipulation... exec only displays the last line of 
> output.
> sample ways i have tried all appended into one php script.
> ------------------
> <html>
> <body>
> <?PHP
> $test=passthru(route);
> echo $test;
> exec(route);
> nl2br(system(route));
> ereg_replace("(\r\n|\n|\r)", "<br />", system(route));
> str_replace("\n","<br>",system(route));
> ?>
> </body>
> </html>
> ----------------

Oliver Jones > Senior Software Engineer > Deeper Design Limited. 
oliver@d...  > > +64 (21) 41-2238
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