text file output not showing line breaks

Hi,

I’m trying to use the below code as an include for external text files. As such this is just normal paragraphs of text.

<?php
$filename = 'content.txt';
$fp = fopen($filename, "r");
$contents = fread($fp, filesize($filename));
fclose($fp);
echo $contents;
?>

My content.txt file (I used windows notepad looks like)
Line1
Line2
Line3
Line4

But for some reason, my output doesn’t have any line breaks. Instead it look like :

Line1 line2 line3 line4

Where am I going wrong?
fazsonetAsked:
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lozlozCommented:
change echo $contents;

$contents = nl2br($contents);
echo $contents;

cheers,

loz
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fazsonetAuthor Commented:
That was simple enough, although I couldn't seem to find it on the web somehow....
cheers,
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lozlozCommented:
if you want to read up on it a bit more, i suggest you go to www.php.net/nl2br

cheers,

loz
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