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Language: Active Server Pages (ASP)
Expertise: Beginner
Oct 20, 1999



Application Security Testing: An Integral Part of DevOps

Preserve the Format of Text/Memo Fields


We are doing a small site with some ASP content. When we get data from a memo field that has CR/LFs at the end of the lines for formatting purposes, they are not being passed through the server. The data ends up being one long line of data. Is there a way to get the line formatting back into the HTML? We are running an Access database and ASP through Personal Web Server (PWS) on an NT workstation.


When you declare your TEXTAREA field in HTML, add this attribute:


This will preserve the CR/LFs within the text.

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