Cgi: Print Text files with wordwrap!

Dale Strickland-Clak dale at riverhall.NOSPAM.co.uk
Thu Mar 11 01:01:47 CET 2004


Walter Huf pushed the bounds of literature with:

> Okay, I'm writing a cgi program, and I can send files and stuff, but
> how do I send text files with word wrap enabled? If a line of text is
> wider than the browser, and unsightly scrollbar appears on the bottom.
> How would I make it so that the text automatically wraps in the
> browser without putting a whole bunch of linebreaks in the text file?
> 
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If you send plain text, it will be presented exactly how you send it, line 
breaks and all.

If you want it to wrap to the browser window, you have to make it look 
like HTML. The bare minimum you can get away with is <p> tags where you 
want new paragraphs - plus a head and a tail.



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Dale Strickland-Clark
Riverhall Systems Ltd, www.riverhall.co.uk



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