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ParagraphFormat

Synopsis

                   ParagraphFormat(string)

Returns string formatted so that single newline characters are replaced with a space character, and double newline characters are replaced with HTML <p> tags. ParagraphFormat( ) is most often used to format text that has been entered in a Textarea HTML form field. Example:

<cfset MyText="This is my block of text.
It has both single newline characters in it like this paragraph, and
double newline characters like in the next paragraph.
   
This is the paragraph with the double newline characters.">
   
<form action="" method="Post">
  <cfoutput>
   <textarea cols=50 rows=10 name="TheText" 
             wrap="virtual">#ParagraphFormat(MyText)#</textarea>
  </cfoutput>
</form>

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