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PDFlib line feeds in block of text?

I'm using PDFlib 3.03 under PHP 4.0.6 on linux.  I can generate pdf documents find but when I have a block of text with new lines and carridge returns acrobat ignores them and all lines are printed on one line right off the page.

Does anyone know how to get pdflib to provide new lines for \n in blocks of text?

Thanks.
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cyniczCommented:
Hi there,

I'm not familiar with PDFlib, but this is what I found in the manual:

http://www.php.net:8000/manual/en/html/function.pdf-continue-text.html

looks like you you have to break the text into an array on newlines,

print the first line with

http://www.php.net:8000/manual/en/html/function.pdf-show-xy.html

and then continue with

http://www.php.net:8000/manual/en/html/function.pdf-stringwidth.html

don't forget to check whether the lines fit into the page:

http://www.php.net:8000/manual/en/html/function.pdf-stringwidth.html
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scottgAuthor Commented:
I know that might be possible, I'm trying to avoid that.  I was hoping there might be a normal way of doing things.
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cyniczCommented:
Well, if there's nothing else in the manual, then that's most probably all you have.
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scottgAuthor Commented:
The answer didn't acomplish what I was after.  Besides I upgraded to pdflib 4 anyway since then.
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