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Pai BoonyPro Student 4,529 Points
echo "<pre>"; doesn't work
I follow this video by adding this code
$email_body =" "; $email_body .= "Name " . $name ; $email_body .= "Email " . $email ; $email_body .= "Details " . $details"; echo $email_body; echo "</pre>";
but the result does not have a line break as the tag <pre> should do. Why is that?
Algirdas Lalys9,388 Points
Hi nanchaporn krombas,
In this example I have noticed she is using "\n", which gives you a line break.
<?php echo "<pre>"; $email_body =""; $email_body .= "Name " . $name . "\n"; $email_body .= "Email " . $email . "\n"; $email_body .= "Details " . $details . "\n"; echo $email_body; echo "</pre>"; ?>
I recommend using the "<br />\n", on this topic though does it create a vulnerability not catching the tabs and sending a blind map of entry and exits in the source? I might be crazy enough if I had a malicious bone in my body, try to work out whats going on at these non-indented spaces. So do I use tabs or spaces? lol