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\r\n db saving and echo issue

Kumar Barun
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Joined: Oct 14, 2011
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My problem is that when I save data(large data) from textarea into MySQL db by using $mysqli->real_escape_string($content);, it stores special chars escaped and also \r\n. But when I update the same the same way it does not do that(it is desired).

Second problem is that of the same data being echoed with \r\n on the browser, even nl2br() does not work. I know that even without nl2br(), echo prints data without \r\n except that we do not get <br/>(line breaks).

Below are the codes I've written:



Below code retrieves data to forms if already saved. You can see the problem in above figure.




Below code saves or updates the table:

 
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