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PradeepPillai Pradeep
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I have a bunch of strings getting in my jsp and I iterate in my jsp. The first part of the string is like a Title and the second part is like a body. I want to put a line break after the first part. I tried putting a new line character (\n) after the first part. I tried \n\r, it didn�t work.
Example: �Title \n Body�
The output is
Title Body.
But I want to print
Title
Body
In my jsp.
Is there any way?
 
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"Didn't work" meaning that in the browser you didn't see the two words on different lines? That would be because HTML converts newlines and other whitespace like them to a single blank. If you want two words to show up on separate lines in HTML then you need a <br> element or some other HTML method of doing that.

Or "Didn't work" meaning something else?
 
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Do you know HTML? JSP is just a templating technology to send HTML to the browser. So the browser will follow whateer markup the response HTML indicates.

And in HTML, the new-line charater is ignored.

Moved to the HTML forum.
 
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