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PHP PHP Basics Daily Exercise Program String Manipulation

David Dunlop
David Dunlop
2,518 Points

carriage return is giving an error \n in creating a line after $fullName

not sure how to properly activate carriage return \n

index.php
<?php

//Place your code below this comment
$firstName = "Rasmus";
$lastName = "Lerdorf";
$fullName = "$firstName .' '. $lastName\n";
?>
David Dunlop
David Dunlop
2,518 Points

i just put in \r and it worked but why doesnt \n work also

David Dunlop
David Dunlop
2,518 Points

weird, it asked me to click check work again and then said "full name should equal Rasmus Lerdorf"

2 Answers

jamesjones21
jamesjones21
9,260 Points

with escape sequence in PHP they must be in double quotes, so the fullName variable must be concatenated onto the sentence string:

Also the new line should be placed right at the end of the sentence in the 3rd part of the task.

echo $fullName . " was the original creator of PHP.\n";
David Dunlop
David Dunlop
2,518 Points

I dont know why i had such a hard time with that stupid carriage return. Thanks a million James