How to Convert Line Breaks to br in jQuery

  Aug 2023
  Category: jQuery
How to Convert Line Breaks to br in jQuery

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Today we are going to learn about How to Convert Line Breaks to br in jQuery. While using textarea field sometime user will expect their content should be displayed with line breaks as well however the data while storing in the database will be stored avoiding all the line breaks. To avoid this the value in the textarea field should be converted to br for the line breaks given by the user it is done by using the javascript replace() function . lets learn How to Convert Line Breaks to br in jQuery.

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    <textarea class="textareac"></textarea>  

    var text_content = <?php echo $content ?>;  
    function nl2br (str, is_xhtml) {     
        var breakTag = (is_xhtml || typeof is_xhtml === 'undefined') ? '<br/>' : '<br>';      
        return (str + '').replace(/([^>\r\n]?)(\r\n|\n\r|\r|\n)/g, '$1'+ breakTag +'$2');  

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