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Im calling a finction.. that does stuff.. not written by myself.

Im outputting its resultant string to the browser.. (goes through a few steps to get there, but this is not important)

anyway if i use the string <br /> .. it gets encoded and is output as &lt;br /&gt;

Q: Why are my bracketty things getting encoded, and how do I stop them !

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Perhaps you meen </br> and not <br/>. It gets this output because is not a valid html tag (is interpreted in this maneer by the browser) and the parser will replace "<" with &lt (lower than) and ">" with &gt (greather than). Your html page will display <br/> in the end and not the whished carriage return.
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nope.  <br /> is not incorrect..  It is in fact the correct form [the XML complient version]

In anycase, i tried using <br> also, the same thing happened.
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So, How do I unencode a URL encoded String ? grrr!!
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java.net.URLEncoder.encode(your string goes here);
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java.net.URLDecoder.decode(your string goes here); for decoding.
Both are static methods.
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>> (goes through a few steps to get there, but this
is not important)

I think it's quite important. When does the change occur?
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